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Nothing will be gained by continuing to flog a dead horse DAVID JONES, EX-BREXIT MINISTER, ON TRADE DELAY
But, then, it is akin to trying to flog a dead horse if one expects anything to be done about it
In a desperate bid to keep the brand alive, C4 bosses continue to flog a dead horse by stuffing it full of what will doubtless be dire, ego-driven celebs.