Double-standard sentence example

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  • He's king of the double standard.

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  • Friends have always held that the attempt to enforce truthspeaking by means of an oath, in courts of law and elsewhere, tends to create a double standard of truth.

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  • The basis of the system adopted was the double standard with a fixed relation of I to 15.09, and free coinage.

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  • The change from the double standard was effected without any noticeable disturbance in commercial affairs, but this was in part due to the precaution of making the British pound sterling legal tender in the republic and establishing the legal equivalent between gold and silver at 10 soles to the pound.

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  • Although the double standard was in force, gold was practically demonetized by the monetary reform of 1872 because of the failure to fix a legal ratio between the two metals.

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  • The double-standard Latin union monetary system was founded by a convention of 1865, between Belgium, France, Italy and Switzerland.

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  • So what's brought on this rare expression of a hitherto latent double standard?

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  • Claudia Opdenkelder, the founder of Toronto-based CougarLife and a self-professed cougar, called it a double standard.

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  • Unfortunately, there is a double standard when it comes to flirting.

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  • However, Madonna responds that she is merely a businesswoman and points out the double standard pertaining to men and women in show business.

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  • From this perspective The Cribs may seem to operate under a double standard - their music scorns the new school of uber cool new wave indie kids, yet their sound adheres to exactly that.

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  • But considering the amount of inroads Captain Kirk used to make in those chance-met aliens, some of the issue was surely also the 20th Century double-standard.

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