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  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 18,379
    Very unique. If it's unique then it doesn't need qualifying, it is or it isn't.
    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • BenCottoBenCotto RutlandPosts: 3,596

  • B3B3 Posts: 21,401
    And weeds are plants.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,401
    eats well with
    Yes chef

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • KiliKili Posts: 855
    Politicians and Civil Servants using the term "Affordable Housing"  for our young people and then pricing them at half a million quid each .

    'The power of accurate observation .... is commonly called cynicism by those that have not got it.

    George Bernard Shaw'

  • celcius_kkwcelcius_kkw Posts: 716
    Saying ‘Invite’ instead of ‘Invitation’ 
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,556
    Saying ‘Invite’ instead of ‘Invitation’ 
    can I add, saying electric instead of electricity?
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,855
    Books set in slum London in the 1800’s,  words such as gifted and gotten. 
    When asking how someone is or how they got on, they answer ‘Yes’ 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • steveTusteveTu Posts: 1,930
    No matter what glossy term you put before discrimination it is still discrimination. By calling it positive or negative it is still discrimination.

    UK - South Coast Retirement Campus (East)
  • steveTusteveTu Posts: 1,930
    When it was word of the month for a while (presumably a month) a while back, I had to look up curated to see what it meant.

    UK - South Coast Retirement Campus (East)
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