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23/02/2018
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    1. The census is all well and good. (Unless you think it a gross violation of your privacy, of course, or a colossal waste of public money - as a programme about statistics, however, we on More or Less quite like it). It will tell us how many we are, where we live, with whom, and more. Good, hard ...

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    2. Nine a.m. on a cold March day in North London. I knock on the door of a flat in a new tower block. When the door opens I'm straight in with my questions before the occupant can shut it in my face. How long have you lived here? Are you on your own? Who else lives here? Emboldened by the fact th...

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    3. Did you know why Jesus was born in Bethlehem and not Galilee? A kind of census required Joseph and Mary to be in Bethlehem around Christmas a couple of millennia ago. Fascinating. One wonders the Fate of Christianity had there not been a census. I'm not pretending my alternative census will hav...

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