Unparliamentary Language in Irish Parliament (Dail)

Notice how polite they are about apologising?

I always tell my students that starting a sentence ‘with all due respect’  signals that you are going to be more direct and prepares your listener for it. However, this Member of Parliament is a  perhaps a little more direct than he should be!

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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