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Public Address 23/11/05 - Most Egregious Examples

PUBLIC ADDRESS 23/11/05 - Most Egregious Examples

Egregious Examples | Nov 23, 2005 09:21
Russell Brown's Hard News

Cushla McKinney alerted me to the list of the 10 "most egregious examples of politically correct language found in 2005 by the Global Language Monitor in its annual global survey," whose carefully contrived novelty value has earned it any amount of internation press in the past week...,


New Zealand's Most Wanted | Nov 23, 2005 09:19
GUEST: David Haywood

Wayne Mapp must be feeling pretty peeved right now. Imagine being appointed the Opposition's top bovver boy, only to be trumped by Winston Peters a mere month later. It doesn't seem fair. Particularly since Winston isn't even a member of the Opposition - except in his own mind, of course...,


Reading Between The Lines | Nov 23, 2005 09:08
David Slack on his own account

How devout a Muslim is Michelle Leslie? How much distortion do you have to apply to a story to come up with a headline that that declares: Ministers First in Queue for Flu Pills? How stupid would you feel to discover to your great surprise that the other half of...,


Yellow on the inside front cover | Nov 23, 2005 09:06
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

"Yolk is being the yellow surrounded by white. Yolk is also the 'centre of life' of an egg," writes Lincoln Tan in the inaugural issue of Auckland's newest 'Asian youth' publication. Presumably, the white stuff surrounding this yellow centre is the crappy tasteless stuff no-one's interested in.*...,


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