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Newsletter 930
3 December 2016


1. Feedback, Notes and Comments.

1. Feedback, Notes and Comments

Several medical experts commented that the definitions I quoted from dictionaries for the word chalazion last time were incorrect. I’ve modified the piece, which you will find on the website.

The piece on Boxing Day below is a revision of one I wrote in December 2002.

Because of the Christmas break and other matters I cannot say when the next issue will appear.

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Saturday 3 December 2016

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