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Offline Mike in Cumbria

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Mixed messages
« on: Monday 19 October 20 17:34 BST (UK) »
I know we're getting some very mixed messages at the moment but  I was amused to hear the spokesman for the Welsh assembly just now announcing that they were going to "implement a firebreak to turn back the tide".
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Re: Mixed messages
« Reply #1 on: Monday 19 October 20 17:44 BST (UK) »
Sort of like a seawall to damp down the embers.
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Re: Mixed messages
« Reply #2 on: Monday 19 October 20 18:25 BST (UK) »
I was amused to hear the spokesman for the Welsh assembly just now announcing that they were going to "implement a firebreak to turn back the tide".
Is a firebreak a non-technical version of a circuit-breaker?
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Re: Mixed messages
« Reply #3 on: Monday 19 October 20 19:03 BST (UK) »
We're changing all our "Croeso i Gymru" signs to Dim yn ddod i Gymru".

Apparently a "fire break" sounds less permanent than a "circuit break"
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