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Gates are for fields and gardens, not scandals

This headline is in the (Glasgow) Herald this morning:

Bid to reveal Wendygate facts

Wendygate? Wendygate?

Antennagate was bad enough, but I think Wendygate may be the worst yet. The Watergate scandal, from which every -gate gets its suffix, was the name of a hotel. Adding -gate to something doesn’t make any sense.