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    employment and support allowance: an allowance paid by the UK government to people who are unable to work or find it difficult to work because of health problems or disabilities. It is slightly higher than the amount paid to unemployed people generally.

    Early evidence suggests there may be some recycling of those found fit for work into jobseeker’s allowance and then back onto ESA.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/10/2014


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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