Second-hand Shavian wit

May 17, 2012

"All professions are conspiracies against the laity" ("Amateur ethos", Letters, 10 May) is an idea coined by Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations and later used by G.B. Shaw.

J.L. Hutton, Department of statistics, University of Warwick.

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