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It’s also worth recording some of the social media gaffes from this election. Computing (2010)The embarrassing technical gaffe was in the first episode of the new series. The Sun (2017)The embarrassing gaffe was contained in a pledge to deliver apprenticeships. The Sun (2015)It was an embarrassing gaffe by any standards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is she committing a social gaffe? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Labour party has made another gaffe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's just one gaffe after another. The Sun (2006)Chalk it up as another gaffe that the Duke just about got away with. The Sun (2013)And the 2013 calendar gaffe is just another episode that will leave them in despair. The Sun (2013)You are not prone to social gaffes, you are just deeply strange. Times, Sunday Times (2012)LABOUR was accused of an embarrassing gaffe yesterday over an election poster about food prices. The Sun (2014)I wondered whether you had any advice for a person prone to huge faux pas and social gaffes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And in another gaffe the party is adopting a slogan used by the BNP. The Sun (2010)Somebody with such potential for embarrassing gaffes should forget about the White House. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And due to their lack of knowledge, users are also prone to potentially embarrassing gaffes, according to new research. The Sun (2013)And in a way they should, because he often makes gaffes when he's actually trying to put people at ease. The Sun (2011)The gaffes at T5 come at a sensitive time for BA. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I recall one embarrassing gaffe I committed during our middle worship hour message. Christianity Today (2000)Hopefully she will soon make another major gaffe and disappear back to the wilds, after sadly setting back the cause of women in American politics by decades. The Sun (2016)
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