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  • On the one hand, officials have been told not to produce documents that are longer than 15 pages except for directives, regulations and constitutions, presumably and, in a Stalinist stakhanovite fashion, the translators have been told to increase their productivity by 40 per cent.

    The paper mountain

  • My stakhanovite efforts in the criminal justice system were rewarded with even more files, which I duly put to bed, Bristol fashion.

    The Policeman's Blog

  • I do not need to explain either the military pointlessness of this spectacularly ill-chosen stakhanovite target, nor do I have to have to labour the point about this Government's analagous measurement of public services.

    A Very British Dude

  • a real stakhanovite (Ch. jijifenzi), or hurtsunba as they are known in Tibet.

    Phayul Latest News

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