How can a ballot victory be like a landslide in any way? The winner buries the loser or what?
I always associate landslides with a downwards movement, which seems so inappropriate for what "a landslide victory" describes.

The funny thing is, it works in German as well. Whether this is just another of those literally translated anglicisms, I don't know.
 ... auch besser formulieren können. 

Oder?

sueddeutsche.de heute:

" Von der Wiesn auf die Spielwiese: Die frostigen Temperaturen während des Oktoberfests führten zu einem erhöhten Kuschelbedürfnis - und einem reißenden Kondom-Absatz."

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