In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The bankers put up $150,00, hired professional flacks and launched a television assault.
- I quite like utilising my preference vote to suit my own needs rather than those of the various party flacks who always wave their how-to-vote cards at me like demented stockbrokers on election day.
- But this time, there were no flacks to do the spinning.
- I can say from experience that Michael knows his onions like no other flack I've ever met.
- According to sources, lots of Hollywood types were backstage, including agents, PR flacks, managers and special guests.
- In fact, the British flacks have used their facade of congeniality and cooperation to spread some of the most blatant falsifications of the campaign.
- And also, it gives more credence to these flacks essentially.
- Most embedded reporters claimed that they were not really restrained, but rather assisted in their work by Pentagon press flacks.
- This is not a battle the university can win - but it may take their dinosaur-like lawyers and PR flacks a while to get that into their tiny brains.
- Even in a rural county with just 67,000 souls, the candidates and their flacks have become a regular fixture.
- In Canada, the herb has become a mainstream recreational indulgence for everyone from bored petroleum engineers to stressed-out public relations flacks.
- Still, the empire is paying those flacks good money to write crummy press release headlines, and they're just cutting and pasting.
- Practically every word you say is a lie and you know it, regardless of what administration you work for (and as all good PR flacks know, it doesn't matter what the product is as long as you sell it well).
- Replicated at the grass roots, some kind of PR alchemy transforms longtime opportunists into profiles in courage and timeworn corporate flacks into champions of the common people.
- One has to pity the poor flacks who have to defend a corporate officer's speech characterized not just by US-bashing but by sheer fatuousness.
- The university is clamping down on media access during his summer booster club tour, and publicity flacks are shielding the most available man in college football.
- First, understand that the 25 percent of flacks who admit lying are the honest ones.
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