v.— «Alas, they would have understood only too well Steve Maharey’s comeback when Bill English again harassed him about embarrassing goings-on at Christchurch Polytechnic. After more duckshoving by the minister about whether illicitly extracted taxpayers’ money would be repaid, Mr English asked: “When will he stop giving the impression of a chihuahua savaging a wet lettuce leaf?”» —“MPs at their shameful best” by Jane Clifton Stuff (New Zealand) Dec. 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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