Tue 24 Feb, 2004 07:42 pm
What is the term that is used to describe a purported fact-finding trip that a government official takes that really is just a paid vacation for him?
Fact finding mission
It should be called pork.
The preferred term round these parts is 'jolly' ~ 'He's away on a jolly' Note - must be said in a disdainful voice
A stumble or misstep that may result in falling