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Self-reference is a slippery topic. Two recent Chris Maslanka puzzles in the Saturday Guardian bear this out. Last weekend, he asked, “Byker” Gove guesses every answer in the new I level multiple choice. What are his chances of getting this … Continue reading

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A history of Merton College

The book A History of Merton College, by G. H. Martin and J. R. L. Highfield, was published by Oxford University Press in 1997. I have had a copy for some time but, to my shame, have only just read it. Roger Highfield was a … Continue reading

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