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Saturday, 18th April 2015

Spin room, n.

Pronunciation: /spɪn rʊm/
Etymology: < spin n. partly as a back-formation from spinning n. + room n.

A designated area where, after a debate or other political event, politicians participate in an intense form of line-toeing exercise involving “riding a stationary bicycle” at a constantly varying pace set by journalists.

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