shit sandwich

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shit sandwich ‎(plural shit sandwiches)

  1. (informal, vulgar) Something highly undesirable which can not be ameliorated, but only endured.[1]
  2. (informal, vulgar) A method of making an unpleasant thing more palatable by surrounding it with more pleasant things.[2][3]

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  1. ^ “Definition of Shit sandwich”, in Webster's Online Dictionary[1], accessed 2011-02-20
  2. ^ Bartle, Phil (2010-12-08), “Training for Strength; A Community Management Training Methodology”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2], retrieved 2011-02-20, pages Chapter 3, part 5
  3. ^ Peon, Alisa (2010-01-11), “The Shit Sandwich (The Wrong Way and Right Way to Show Your Displeasure)”, in Peon's Guide to Management[3], retrieved 2011-02-20