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Quandary Resolution 7481
slue, liminal, mantic, altissimo, n. and adj.

The Chief Whip was nothing if not mantic, even at the liminal stage of business when a raised eyebrow or a wink while tapping the side of his nose could be enough to slue a slew of votes behind the PM without recourse to Corporal Punishment, who always lurked in the shadows behind his Chief, rarely showing emotion, or indeed any other human trait, even when the PM's already high pitch ascended to that altissimo point when few, if any, Members could discern a word and the Hansard recorders relied on their lip-reading skills to discern her words - though it is a verified fact that at such times several police dogs used for sniffing out plastic explosive, were wont to howl in response to what they evidently believed to be a bitch in heat!

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