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The usual obsessing over the disaster has reached unfathomable depths for its 100th anniversary Meet once again the ship they said was unsinkable Or did they Anyway hubris High society Class That staircase Only two bathrooms in third Eeeuw The shortage of lifeboats Maritime law reform Women and children first Edwardian chivalry That cowardly owner The band playing on Though its final choice of tune is contested Well go with Nearer My God to Thee Screams Silence The end bow first The news spread by wireless telegraph The myth takes hold