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October 22, 1999

Dear smug Noel (Annan) ("A tale of cauliflower and King's", THES, October 15).

I cannot forget being interviewed by him (and rejected) for a place at King's. I was pretty obviously an under-privileged Jewish product of a London day-school.

"Beck, Beck," he inquired, "are you related to the Polish foreign minister?" Anthony Beck London SW6 The Dons, page 22

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