IHAD to plead, cajole and promise the Earth
to get my husband to Kent for a week's caravanning but it was so worthwhile once we got there.
They promise the earth
, and they offer us ``bread and circuses''.
The "money is no object" pledge wasn't worth the press release it was written on and Mr Cameron has once again shown himself to be a snake-oil salesman who will promise the earth
but deliver very little.
"The SNP promise the earth
on public services, welfare, pensions and an oil fund off the back of oil and gas revenues - yet the OBR's figures make clear that revenue from the North Sea is declining now and over the long term."
What we need at every level of public life are professional politicians who promise the earth
and deliver dust.
Some would say that to achieve it you need at least 873 products which promise the earth
- like make you look 15 years younger, two decades firmer and a lifetime more interesting.
The White Swan Centre in Killingworth is asking people to make a small difference to their lifestyle to help protect the environment and promise the earth
for United Nations World Environment Day on 5th June 2006.
"Many chairmen promise the earth
and the stars, but Sam has put his money where his mouth is.
They will never be in power, so their candidate can promise the earth
safe in the knowledge that his party will never have the responsibility of delivering results.
'A company like Connex can promise the earth
, but if they can't deliver they're worthless.
I wonder who is now going to have the guts to take on a job with employers who promise the earth
then refuse to make any changes and when things fall apart, make them the scapegoat.
Balls can't promise the Earth
but he should be worried about responses to his big speech.
"These are vital services for people and it exposes the real truth about the SNP - they promise the earth
in election campaigns but deliver cuts when they are in power."
But if you can't be bothered starving yourself and drinking foul mixtures that promise the earth
and rarely deliver, there are other relaxing treatments.
Ed doesn't promise the Earth
, he doesn't know what he will inherit come the election in 2015, but Labour will guarantee job prospects for the under-25s and better youth services.