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Phrases

The careful reader's guide to weasel words

The prevention of cruelty to words is a noble cause much despised by politicians and bureaucrats but, as the New Year approaches, there is always hope that they can be converted to the cause.

Friday, 28 December, 2007, 12:00am

Kids' agenda

What does Mother's Day mean to our city's children and how are they planning to celebrate it this year?

Ho Shui-wing

Age: 4

What is Mother's Day? A day to love mummy and give her a kiss.

Do you not do that on other days? Silence

Never mind. What do you plan to do to celebrate with her? I will give her a kiss and a cake.

27 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Pointless Polo

This viral video of a Volkswagen Polo not blowing up has caused something of a fuss, for obvious reasons. You can judge for yourself. www.boreme.com/bm/JAN05/a/vw-suicide-bomber/fr.htm

Tired Tyres

15 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

ESC sequences

Pointless Polo This viral video of a Volkswagen Polo not blowing up has caused something of a fuss, for obvious reasons. You can judge for yourself. www.boreme.com/bm/JAN05/a/vw-suicide-bomber/fr.htm

14 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Toe the tagline

The reply from Donna Mongan (South China Morning Post, August 2) of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) to Paul Zimmerman's letter of July 28 is laudable but completely misses the point.

9 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Environmental fashion show

More than 100 students from Tack Ching Girls' Middle School took part in an innovative AAY2K New

Generation Environmental Friendly Fashion Show''.

They displayed exhibiting a new range of more than 70 dresses made of recycled materials.

14 May 2001 - 12:00am