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How Does A Scandal Become A ‘Gate’?!

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’Plebgate’ has dominated the news of late, and has also been coined ’Plodgate’, and even ’Gategate’, so what’s with all these gates? The ‘Plebgate’ scandal in question is all about an incident where Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell, the former Government Chief Whip, allegedly called police officers “plebs” while they were on duty at Downing Street(…)