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OBSOLETE Editorial

‘Obsolete’ can only be neutral or pejorative; it is never a compliment. Even those who value the old, the superseded object or mode, are reinstating it so as to deny that the object or mode is obsolete. I can still use it.

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Down the street, by the line of crippled old men, each waiting his turn patiently to fill an urn From the ruptured water pipe, a donkey is dying, one of its legs shattered and gangrenous, But still it walks, as …

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