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- n. Alternative spelling of denormalization.
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So it was not surprising to hear Health Secretary Andy Burnham's plan to halve the number of smokers by 2020 by extending the ban further, with measures of 'denormalisation' such as stopping smokers huddling outside building entrances.
I see Deceivin' Denyse is scrambling on to Ezra Levant's train to Human Rights Commission denormalisation-ville in an attempt to equate hate speech with pseudo-science and mediocre scholarship.
I will draw a veil over those unhappy times, and also over some of the escapades of the rather excitable denormalisation movement, which famously climaxed in the so-called 'Six O'Clock News incident', with one of their members humiliatingly being sat on by Nicholas Witchell.
I'm also going to maintain a "denormalisation dictionary" documenting every denormalisation in the system in detail-such a thing would have saved me several hours of confused debugging.
For the time being, they will have to settle for a programme of denormalisation - to make drinking any quantity of alcohol socially unacceptable.