A link to an article from 2016? As I said, the expression has relatively recent provenance.
Originally Posted by Spectabilis
That Farmers' Journal article, written by Colm McCarthy, over-simplifies the 1975 debate in the UK. Many of its opponents were very far from the stereotype that he portrays. He also fails to point out that the 1975 referendum was retro-active. The UK had already been entered into the EEC by its government before the referendum took place!
In any case, can we go ahead and amalgamate this thread into the other thread.
Last edited by pluralist; 01-02-2016 at 02:19 AM.
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