The Times, February 15, 2018

As I have mentioned before, I thought everyone in newspapers knew that if something is famous, you don’t need to say so, and if it is not famous, then it is not true to say that it is. Evidently there is some clot at the Times who has not learned this, and is quite happy to put it in four times in as many pars, and twice in one sentence. Note: a handy attribute for a sub is to retain a memory of the last few words that have passed your eyes to avoid this kind of brainless repetition. Further note: a ‘fictional story’ is a tautology (ie saying the same thing twice), and it is obvious from the context that you are talking about the ‘real-life’ beach.

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