The consequences for the world's poor have been appalling .
It is an appalling and chilling chronicle of arrogance, complacency and collusion.
It is not poverty that maims our society - it is the appalling lack of concern and compassion for the poor that maims us all.
The appalling thing is that the mistake is entirely understandable.
It was an appalling chronicle of events, with far-reaching, negative outcomes.
This Budget is woefully inadequate in redressing this appalling situation.
The implications for poor minorities and non-convict labour are appalling .
The story is part love story, part comedy of self-justification, and part a chronicle of an appalling crime.
Then the transfer over onto CD from the tapes is appalling , losing an awful lot of the bottom end.
The way in which we treat the poor people on the streets is appalling .