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09:27 UK time, Friday, 15 August 2008

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"I am afraid I find the Scottish national poet no more than a king of sentimental doggerel" - Jeremy Paxman takes a controversial view of Robert Burns

It's not the first time that the BBC's Jeremy Paxman has offended Scottish sentiment and it's unlikely to be the last. His contribution to the introduction for the new edition
of the Chambers Dictionary has already drawn ire.
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