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Crikey’s Definitive Doublespeak list

08 Jun

Now this could provide you with some dark amusement. Just a taste:

“Close personal friend” – lover
“Assisting police with inquiries” – guilty
“Sources close to Michael Kroger” – Michael Kroger
“Kerry Packer’s friend” – Kerry Packer’s mistress
“Colourful character” – a crook.
“Flamboyant” – gay
“Tired and emotional” – drunk
“I’ve decided to spend more time with the kids” – sacked
“The CEO has full support of the board” – about to be sacked

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Posted by on June 8, 2006 in Aussie interest, Cultural and other, Current affairs, Diversions, Observations, Politics

 

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