Thursday 27 July 2017

In brief: Croesus . . . Pagan . . . No Bill . . . Disability . . . 999

Recently I twice noticed the phrase "As rich as Croesus" in different articles in your newspaper.

After Wiki-ing the fellow I understood the reference, but a quick search on the Irish Independent website for Croesus reveals the popularity of this simile among your journalists. Maybe hide the ancient Greek history book from them for a while?

Eric McKinley
Co Kerry

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