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He patronisingly suggested selling the FA Cup to Budweiser would be "great for the fans".
The essence for the rise of India lies in how to be an independent country, to learn to solve the complicated ethnic and religious issues, to protect the country from terrorist attacks, to boost economic development as well as to put more efforts on poverty alleviation," the editorial patronisingly claims.
DAWN FRENCH patronisingly interviewed Ken Dodd in her television series on great comedians as if she was addressing a slightly batty great-uncle.
Wow, that's not bad," he says, a little patronisingly.
And food that's almost patronisingly easy, as in the world's simplest recipe for creamy banana ice-cream.
In the final days of campaigning, the Liberal Democrats are urging Labour supporters to vote for them on what the Lib Dems rather patronisingly call 'the big ballot paper', the vote for the regional list top up seats.
Professor Stedman presents a wonderful evocation of the vanished, quasi-bohemian, burlesque world of the 1860s and '70s when a distinct corpus of journalists and barristers and actors, a brotherhood of literary turn, practised wit and wordsmithery, writing plays and pantomimes and burlesques, and humorous articles and witty verses for weeklies of the calibre of Fun, or 'Funch', as Punch patronisingly christened her little sister publication.
You can't blame Mark Veit left) smiling a trifle patronisingly while his partner Derek Squirrell adds: "He likes to catch people out.
FOR the past eight years, Jennifer Aniston has faced the ignominy of having her name bandied about, patronisingly prefixed with the phrase "unlucky in love".
You have even got Jeremy Hunt the so called Health Secretary patronisingly telling us "people are not getting the kind of treatment they deserve".
So to hear a Labour local authority, a Labour MP and one local headteacher patronisingly tell us that reform is not right for Newcastle is utter nonsense.