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  • Rodent in court!

    Having been sorting through reports of old trials from the Old Bailey,
    This is quite amazing-check out Mr.Hollings'testimony
    Either there's a typo or Mr.Hollings has much more to him than meets the eye
    The Copyright Monster has made me tell you that my avatar is courtesy of the wonderful Alice XZ.And you don't want to annoy the Copyright Monster.

  • #2
    If you check the page image, then subtract one from the page number in the URL to get the first page, you'll see that it was a transcription error. The original clearly shows the word "barrister".

    Funny typo, though.
    “There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged.
    One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world.
    The other, of course, involves orcs." -- John Rogers


    • #3
      So back then barristers were called hamsters?

      I wonder why?

      Today we call lawyers as sharks.
      "I don't have to be petty. The Universe does that for me."