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    qUESTION

    What is " punchline " , in the article : For the bosses of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Spain's Santander and Fortis, a Belgian-Dutch bank, the punchline has been worth waiting for.


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    Re: qUESTION

    Quote Originally Posted by v-bender@superig.com.br View Post
    What is " punchline " , in the article : For the bosses of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Spain's Santander and Fortis, a Belgian-Dutch bank, the punchline has been worth waiting for.
    I'm not quite sure, V. Could you give more context, please?


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    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    I'm not quite sure, V. Could you give more context, please?
    here....read the whole story if you want

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    Re: qUESTION

    Quote Originally Posted by v-bender@superig.com.br View Post
    What is " punchline " , in the article : For the bosses of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Spain's Santander and Fortis, a Belgian-Dutch bank, the punchline has been worth waiting for.

    A punchline is the culmination of a joke or story, providing the humour or climax. Since the author of this article started with a reference to jokes, he is continuing the metaphor.

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