Throw Away the Key This Time

I know you were hoping as much as I that we’d heard the last of Raymond Scott—not the great avant-garde composer but the contemptible little rat who stole and mutilated Durham University’s copy of the First Folio, apparently to finance his delusional romance with a Cuban floozy. No such luck. Here is a report from the Durham-area Northern Echo about his appeal.

I don;t suppose the United Kingdom’s legal system allows the lengthening of a sentence on appeal. Pity.

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