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    Sticks And Stones

    "Sticks and stones
    May break one's bones
    names'll never harm you!"

    Pretty sure ... ... ANYONE over the age of 40 will've often heard those words.

    Yet earlier this week, the honourable Member of Parliament for Newton Abbot was censured and suspended for unintentionally causing offence by using an expression that, - in these days of political correctness - is deemed racist. !

    Thank goodness she can at least rely upon the support of her right~minded constituency president.

    http://www.epsomguardian.co.uk/news/...ncy_president/ ...

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    Apparently she should had said “The elephant in the room”
    If she had I would have set up a protection for the reputation of elephants !!

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