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Fed up underground 20th July 2006 Are we meant to sympathise with your columnist Dan Kuper (July) for his dreary working life underground? As a commuter who has to fork out a huge sum every year to travel on the tube, I find Kuper’s casual attitude to his work most irritating. His admission that staff were bunking off from manning the ticket gates to watch the World Cup is typical. He wouldn’t last long in the private sector.

Robert Low London NW6

Strung out 9th August 2006

I share some of his doubts about string theory, but…

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