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    Default Missing a letter! "a parliamentary prsvate Secretary"

    Conor Burns, who resigned as a parliamentary prsvate Secretary to Owen Paterson, the Northern Ireland Secretary, told a newspaper that the Government needed to sharpen its focus.

    Source: Heathrow expansion: Cameron must decide whether he is man or mouse - Telegraph
    "a parliamentary prsvate Secretary"

    Isn't that a mistake? I do mean that the correct term is "private?"


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    Default Re: Missing a letter! "a parliamentary prsvate Secretary"

    Yes.

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