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United Arab Emirates: Literal pearls of purple prose

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Police had better sharpen their pencils: they are in serious danger of losing this year's Purple Prose Prize [1]. An associate has forwarded a press release of such exquisite floridity that it quite takes ones breath away, or would do if such a fallacious cliché were possible [2], Secret Dubai said.