He didn't get where he is today by stealing somebody else's catchphrase.

Spot The Difference.

I live near a place called Plymouth. Plymouth was bombed a lot during WWII and for that reason, needed rebuilding.

The local council (in their infinite wisdom) bought shares in the "Gray and Nasty Concrete Company PLC" and decided that concrete was the new shrubbery.

Such a fine example of the Nasty Concrete Company's work is Drake's Circus - a shopping centre that never seemed to get full occupancy, adjacent to an office block that never seemed to have tenants. The shopping centre looked like the first little image on the left. Isn't it just lovely?

The council, seeing the error of their ways, allowed it's demolition. Hurrah for the council.

Unfortunately, the council didn't see the error of their ways at all. They allowed planning for something larger, more concretey (is that a word?) and had even more potential to get even grey-er in a few years time.

Ladies and Gentlemen, here's Drake's Circus, Version Two!

Isn't progress wonderful? (Version one cost - £1m, Version two cost - £200m)

I think I'll go and take a lie down now.
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