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10 April 2015

Nicola Sturgeon admires Jim Murphy's "nuclear missile" - or does she?

Middle five!
"Darling, you look gorgeous tonight. That red really suits you!"
"Don't patronise me, you great big cloud of Unionist
aftershave. But tell me, is that a nuclear missile you've
got throbbing down there, or are you just pleased to see me?" 

Is the "middle way" between being overwhelmed and underwhelmed, simply being whelmed?

And if so (or in any case) what is the "middle way" between high five and low five? And why are these two being so whelmed with each other?

See the off-mike dialogue between them that was caught by a rogue bootlegger at the Great Debate, and which is reproduced beneath the photograph.

Now, decide for yourself. Who's getting cocky with whom?

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