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For Whom The Bell Tolls

by | 24th, November 2005

‘SORRY if the copy’s a bit late, and a little smudged. Writing on a wobbly, sticky pub table has its drawbacks.

Oyez! Oyez! Last one to the pub’s a journalist

If the landlord could ring the bell he once used to herald last orders to wake us up in the morning, we would not be so tardy.

Better yet if the landlord could ring the bell in the manner of a town crier and just scream out the day’s news.

But until the drinks trade fully gets to grips with the new licensing laws that come into force today, we must make do.

And for now the Telegraph’s editorial feels a “pang of nostalgia for the disappearance of the landlord’s

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