Wide of the Mark

November 6, 1998

To misquote Oscar Wilde once may be regarded as a misfortune. To attribute a quotation to him as comprehensively as Anthea Millett did (Letters, THES, October 30) looks like the sort of carelessness that, elsewhere, would result in a teacher-training provider losing accreditation. It was Mark Twain who wrote "the report of my death was an exaggeration".

Peter Barnes. Milton Keynes, Bucks

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