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During Hairsplitter we brought in tactical advisers from the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Of course, catalogers are invariably (and often rightly) lampooned as fussbudgets and hairsplitters of the most exasperating sort, but then it is their nobly picayune craft to discern ever finer and more accurate footholds along the slippery ladder of classification.
But hairsplitters might argue that this does not represent antisemitism since it affected Christians too.