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Don't lose your mittens... or your gloves

Former Fifa vice-president has proudly presented us with the expression "the gloves are off" in his message/threat to other FIFA executives involved in the biggest corruption and racketeering scandal in its history.

 If somebody says to you the gloves are off, they mean (choose one):

  • They are not going to cause you harm 
  • They are got going to be aggressive to you




 So what does comedian John Oliver mean when he says the mittens are on?


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