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Public Address 29/12/05 - Years End

PUBLIC ADDRESS 29/12/05 - Years End

Regrets, I've Had a Few | Dec 27, 2005 07:30
Keith Ng off the election trail

You know what's great? Readers. And what's better than readers? Intelligent, educated, *interested* readers, such as the readership of Public Address. Quit blushing now - you know you rock. Even you right-wingers. Even you dirty hippies...
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Years End | Dec 26, 2005 21:04
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

And they do don't they? You wake on New Years day and it begins. They kind of grind on day after day till before you know it you're starting down the barrel of your aunty Gloria's 3kg trifle, or picking 50c pieces out of a plum pudding...
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