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The Greatest Briton?


A reader e-mails me with the information that the BBC has reached the final stages of its Internet vote on the greatest Briton of all time. The list has been narrowed down to ten: Brunel, Churchill, Cromwell, Darwin, Diana, Elizabeth I, Lennon, Nelson, Newton and Shakespeare. Princess Diana is, depressingly, ahead in the poll, but the reader does point out that it is still possible to vote here. Hmmm….


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