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Political phrases

Challenging times = (up s**t creek without a paddle).

Addressing the problem = (what? where? who?).

Fiscal duty = (Non-English, German word).

Employment stability = (mass emigration).

Centres of excellence = (down-and-out shelters).

Redeployment of services = (cutbacks).

Inherited problem = (guilt by association).

Government united as one = (must last five years to collect fat pension).

Anthony Woods
Ennis, Co Clare

Irish Independent