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Doubtless Khaled Bloom (The Mississippi Valley's Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878) regarded it as "comical" to be rapped over the knuckles by established scholar Todd Savitt in the American Historical Review Dec.
AIDAN O'BRIEN was yesterday rapped over the knuckles by the Ascot stewards who claimed his travelling arrangements were "jeopardising the interests of the betting public", writes Jon Lees.
He added: "In the case of Dunfermline and Arbroath it is fair to say they have been severely rapped over the knuckles.