Tuesday, August 16, 2016

commentator & HECS

Quotations:

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Tony Jones: [commentator] Sharman, just on the question of the Panama Papers, are we reaching a point where many of the super-rich, the wealthiest 1%, as one commentator put it, "have virtually left the society as we know it.", they've exited

Joseph Tawadros: [HECS] I'm still paying off my HECS, man. I don't know what you're talking about.

Definitions:

commentator:
1. a person who is an expert on a particular subject and talks or writes about it on television or radio, or in a newspaper
2. a person who describes an event while it is happening, especially on television or radio 

HECS:
Higher Education Contribution System: an Australian federal government scheme under which students contribute to the cost of their tertiary education.

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