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Younger readers may be surprised to learn that this time of year used to be illuminated by the arrival of presents in the office (not, of course, inducements of any kind) from friendly suppliers and contractors. Those elaborate gift boxes stacked up outside off-licences used to be delivered to the likes of you.

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