<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/by-john-rentoul.html">John Rentoul: Gordon's gallows humour</a>

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The posh word is dissonance. Several of my colleagues have been mightily impressed that the Prime Minister was able to make a spontaneous quip last night when a mobile rang in the audience for his speech: "I don't know if another bank has fallen..."