Myanmar already has eight white elephants
in captivity, most from the Ayeyarwaddy region.
Well, Well, Well': Cross-Gendered Autobiography and the Manuscript of'Hills Like White Elephants
6) During the sojourn of the white elephant
in London, these messages were contested and negotiated as people sought entertainment, perused pages of advertisements and purchased seemingly innocuous bars of soap.
When his favourite white elephant
was dying, King Thibaw desperately bestowed vast treasures on the animal--his forehead was decked with a spray of diamonds to ward off evil spirits, golden pendants were hung from his ears and a mirror specially ordered from France was installed above his gold feeding trough to reflect his glory.
A white elephant
captured in October in a jungle area of Myanmar was welcomed in Yangon on Thursday with pomp and festivities, according to state-run newspapers published Friday.
Before you know it, you'll have a white elephant
on your hands.
That white elephant
will never amount to a hill of beans.
We have white elephant
sales, for example, of surplus or unwanted items.
Finally, the experiment would have to be carried out on lots of elephant moms, so that one might bear a prized transgenic (carrying altered genes) white elephant
If not, will the government have to use our taxes to subsidise this white elephant
probably for evermore?
But these claims completely ignore how advances in communications technology will render the project Britain's biggest white elephant
SIR - On balance, I am inclined to agree with the comments on BBC Wales Today, that the proposed Circuit for Wales motor track will be a white elephant