Is it any wonder that the latest Populus poll has 73% of the population viewing all politicians as equally sleazy, with 14% thinking Brown’s government is more sleazy than the Major government. Dave is sufficiently worried about the sleaze issue re-surfacing that he has summoned Tory MPs to an emergency meeting of the parliamentary party.
This definition is doing the rounds at the moment:
Politics pol·i·tics, pronunciation: ˈpä-lə-ˌtiks
- noun plural but singular or plural in construction
- Greek politika, from neuter plural of politikos political. From poli meaning many and tics which means blood sucking grubs.
Which seems correct to Guido…
*via Chris Dillow.