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Been patronised on the doorstep? You're not alone

“Is your mammy or daddy home?”

WITH THE ELECTIONS just one week away, the campaign trail has been kicked in to overdrive.

It’s a hard slog, and a lot of canvassers are meeting road blocks by asking some very unfortunate (and almost insulting) questions on the doorstep.

Luckily, we have identified three key areas they need to stay away from. We’re helpful like that.

“Is your mammy or daddy home?”




“Can I speak to the man of the house?”

“Is the boss around?”

We’re enforcing a policy of ZERO TOLERANCE on any of the above questions.


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