Tuesday September 22, 2020

Dissent of man

A handy guide to spotting tourists

24th July, 2010
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As Jarvis Cocker so astutely noted in his 1995 hit Common People, everybody hates a tourist - which is true, but to misquote from an even older sage, we ‘can’t live with them, can’t live without them’.

(The 15th-century Dutch theologian Erasmus was actually referring to women, but I cannot imagine what his problem was, since everyone knows that living with women is perfectly simple if you just nod a...

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