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Ban a word for Christmas and please an old journal

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 16 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:g

Banning can do wonders. Our columnist Colin Douglas still slavers over a junior doctor writing in the BMJ that one of his books should be banned. “The book the BMJ tried to ban” can only be good for sales—much more so than “ BMJ says an essential read for all doctors,” which probably doesn't shift a single copy. After our “success” in banning the word accident we thought that we would indulge in further banning for Christmas. Please send us a rapid response and suggest words that you would like banned. You might also tell us why. If we receive …

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