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How about not friggin' splashing out over the festive period?

What? I don't know how you can possibly advocate infringements of human rights like that.

More seriously, the Christmas splurge - like the two (or four) weeks in foreign climes - is now part of the British definition of decency. Not being able to indulge marks you as one of the poor.

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Tue Oct 30th, 2007 at 12:18:53 PM EST
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Not being able to indulge marks you as one of the poor.

And all the indignity that implies, coming from the culture that gave us the word "chav".

Proverbs 11:2 Pride cometh before the fall.

Money is a sign of Poverty - Culture Saying

by RogueTrooper on Tue Oct 30th, 2007 at 01:16:09 PM EST
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