It is not entirely unlike the column he wrote for the same newspaper for 15 December 2010*
which itself bears certain similarities to the column for 29 November 2011
and contributed a little bit to the column for March 16 2013.
It's not even the first time this week. Or the second.
Yesterday for instance, the note to Black's thirty-eighth in Nakamura-Adams
21 December 2011.
You may choose to regard that as an improvement: last time he copied from that column
it was for the Sunday Times for 25 November 2012 when apart from making some cuts, presumably for reasons of space
he basically copied out the whole thing.
Then there was his column for Tuesday for 9 December 2014 which is adapted, mostly loosely, from his column for 23 December 2013. There are various traces of recycling, like for instance the note to Black's eleventh
which is borrowed from its earlier counterpart
but I think the notes to White's tenth are the most spectacular.
9 December 2014 (or was it 23 December 2013?)
23 December 2013 (or was it 9 December 2014?)
Now that's what I don't call a complete innovation.
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