Let's dib, dib, dib again, ironically

<p>William Boot</p><p>Nevermind BCA carving up its staff redundancy agreements, the real news of the week is that Oxford University Press is publishing a facsimile edition of Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell. "Be prepared . . . for the next surprise bestseller! After Schott, and Truss, comes empire, citizenship--and badges" runs the copy hopefully. (Actually, my proudest achievement as a leading light in the 1st Boot Magna troop was getting my punctuation badge; my wicked way with the semi-colon was favourably remarked on at jamborees.) So the &#163;30,000 marketing campaign (&#163...

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