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2008-09-24 03:00:22

By Fyson, Anthony It is wonderful how thoughtless think-tanks can be. The latest effusion from the right-wing Policy Exchange is admirable only for trying to make a free-market assessment of the prospects for northern cities without concession to Conservative electoral interests. The trouble for Tory leader David Cameron arises not just because the report's conclusion that these cities have little hope of regeneration is damaging to his party's chances in marginal urban constituencies. The...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin