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Besides GMTV daily and the Mid Week Lottery and Pass The Buck on BBC2, there are all the guest appearances Eamonn does as well.
Congress will pass the burden, but it won't pass the buck - literally.
Actually, the problem has been that they cannot pass the buck -- the co-op loan -- onto a Federal underwriter in the secondary market unless it meets stringent criteria, and therein lies one of the major dilemmas.
It's ludicrous to pass the buck right down to county councillors, who don't have the budget to build an upgraded road network.
Let's not pass the buck as it's the nation's bankers and directors who have got this country in a mess.
The police, fiscals and crown office are all afraid to make a decision and are happy to just pass the buck to somebody else.