Tuesday, 11th February 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

It occurs to me that you never hear of anyone having left school with one O level in Chemistry. True enough, the search “left school with one o level in” yields ‘About 15,300 results’, but the search “left school with one o level in chemistry” yields none at all. Coleridge was confident that he could ‘attack Chemistry, like a Shark’. But he already had a GCE in English Lit.

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