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moherowe berety pokonały aksamitne kapelusze

English translation: "The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition"

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13:11 Feb 17, 2007
Polish to English translations [PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: moherowe berety pokonały aksamitne kapelusze
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Local time: 08:29
English translation:"The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition"
Explanation:
http://www.newstatesman.com/200512190006

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-02-17 14:25:39 GMT)
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a dokładnie tu: "The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition," gloated the SO leader Andrzej Lepper, referring to the style favoured by a leading PO politician.

:)
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SlawekW
Local time: 08:29
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4 +3"The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition"
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
"The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition"


Explanation:
http://www.newstatesman.com/200512190006

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-02-17 14:25:39 GMT)
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a dokładnie tu: "The mohair coalition has beaten the velvet-hat coalition," gloated the SO leader Andrzej Lepper, referring to the style favoured by a leading PO politician.

:)

SlawekW
Local time: 08:29
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 166
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thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Caryl Swift: I came back here to write an answer,armed with the very same URL :-) Do you know, that actually didn't occur to me at all.I must have brain atrophy.:-)?//You really shouldn't mock the afflicted, you know;-)
47 mins
  -> thank you;) as you might be aware, I do have a sort of unfair advantage here;)///LOL:)

agree  Agnieszka Gordon Ph.D.
1 hr
  -> thanks!

agree  A.G.
1 hr
  -> well, yes, but any such phrase would be empty w/out context, or being lucky enough to LIVE in the country...;)
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