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Yes, I think so, on this level, and this is me merely repeating what old journalists have told me, and it's probably a bit similar as the people who would have been hanging about the Old Bailey at the same time. There was a culture of discussion between detectives and journalists and I imagine, if I may say so, sir, probably with some members of your profession and journalists in times gone by, which was a culture of pretty heavy drinking and not necessarily that much accuracy.

But I am referring to a long time ago, as to when all this began.

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