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    indiscriminate lending by banks and other financial institutions, of the type which led to the recent financial crisis

    We need to take steps to prevent a return to the kind of binge lending that we've seen in recent months.

    Submitted by Julie, Aberdeen from United Kingdom on 08/07/2009
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a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bun

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high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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