Since the first edition of surely the greatest work ever produced by a Government committee, the King James Bible.
(Three BBC progs about the production thereof here)
Because of course
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"Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold" - W.B. Yeats. "We're doomed !" - Private Frazer. "Like scrolling through a decade's worth of Daily Mail editorials in 20 minutes" - TheLoonyFromCatford