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"They rang and said they've isolated a confirmed case of 'Foot-in-Mouth'." 12 May, 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000747

A cordon has been put round the office door of George Hawkins, Minister of Police and two MAF (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries) officers stand resolutely in front of the door. Two reporters can be seen rushing in with their microphones at the ready because they have just heard that a case of foot-in-mouth has been confirmed. The reference is a pun on the sheep disease 'foot and mouth'. George Hawkins has been getting into trouble for saying the wrong thing thing, thus putting his foot in his mouth.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Garrick Tremain, Hon George Warren Hawkins, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), New Zealand. Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Faux pas, Politicians, Foot-and-mouth disease and Police.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1312 x 1023. Single art work

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