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Parliamentary ping-pong
also called "lutte a la corde" and has one more synonym

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  1. An extreme example of ping-ponging began on the night of 10 March 2005 and ran for thirty hours

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  2. a phrase used to describe a phenomenon in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, in which legislation appears to rapidly bounce back and forth between the two chambers like a ping-pong ball bounces between the players in a game of table tennis

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  3. The British Parliament is bicameral, consisting of the House of Commons and the House of Lords

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  4. " (French, meaning tug of war, lit. "struggle of the rope") is an older term for Parliamentary ping-pong

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  5. Believed to derive from the Norman French, in recent times it has fallen out of common usage

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