December 8, 2009

Open Mouth, Insert Foot, Win Award

The Plain English Campaign has singled out the most poorly-worded statement made by a public figure last year.

Ladies and Gentlemen, here is Lord Mandelson, your "Foot in Mouth" winner!
"Perhaps we need not more people looking round more corners but the same people looking round more corners more thoroughly to avoid the small things detracting from the big things the Prime Minister is getting right."

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