August 1st, 2021

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I think many (perhaps most) people are totally fine with being a free-rider, a bludger, or a sponge (remember Trump who said that he pays little in taxes because he is smart?). It's the rest of the population that gets pretty pissed at this very quickly. So this tactic, rather than appeal to the better feelings of the hesitant, will sow more anger, resentment, and division.

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Thought of this phrase today for some reason, then thought whether it exists in English (putting toothpaste back into the tube came to mind), then tried to search for ungrinding meat, and found this:



And only then, looking at the tweet, I remembered that the phrase must have originated as a parody on a Pugacheva song. Which means that of course it won't exist in English, and also that it isn't dark and blunt at all, but a joyful play on the words повернуть/провернуть.