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Get rid of 'winnable' candidates

Clive Kessler  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT The week’s most inescapable cliché?

There’s a clear winner - "winnable" candidates.

Grrrrr!

The point has been made before but must be made again.

It seems that, once an egregious error of English expression has been uttered in Malaysia and has entered into what may politely be termed "the official mind", it can never thereafter be erased, removed or corrected.

Specifically, this week, what is a "winnable" candidate?

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