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Thursday 23 November 2017

Martina Devlin: The F-word now haunting Brian Cowen is FitzPatrick

Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

As for Fianna Fail, Cowen could be outed as Osama bin Laden and he still wouldn't be replaced as Taoiseach so close to the General Election

ISEE that Mark Twain's novel charting the adventures of Huckleberry Finn is to be reissued, with the N-word edited out and replaced by 'slave' -- in the interests of multicultural sensitivities.

Wherever Mark Twain might be -- he recommended heaven for the climate and hell for the company -- he's bound to feel dismay about his work being prettied up. But I can think of at least one man who'd welcome the suppression of other unpalatable words.

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