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Phrases that mean the opposite.(Mostly).


KRONOS the First

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"Lessons will/have be/been learnt"

I have learnt from personal experience that this is invariable the opposite is true

"Open and transparent"

Usually proceeded our government/council ETC will be now that we have been elected. I think my comment on the first phrase will also be very apt here.

I have no doubt that there are others that equally false but oh so common these days. I can certainly think of a few.

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Woolwell

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Whilst on holiday to new acquaintances - "we must keep in touch"

To others - "call round at any time"

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Snec

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We have no plans to increase tax at all.

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lotvic

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Civil Servants

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Diemmess

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Pushy Socialite to Queen Mum at some Royal function..... "You must call and see us"

Queen Mum's reply ..... "How kind"

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Nontek

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David Cameron commenting on wrong Korean Flag at 'the' Games ...

Mixup was Honest Mistake - is there such a thing as a Dis-honest Mistake?

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lotvic

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Yes, but don't ask a Politician

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QuizMan

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Your phone call means a lot to us

(but we'll keep you waiting in the queue for a further 15 minutes while we finish our coffee break)

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