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  •  Wasn't the "dodging bombs" comment (2+ / 0-)
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    Diane Gee, joanneleon

    Diane's interpretation, not literally what was told to her by the reporter on the ground?

    I think you're being very ungenerous to the diarist.

    "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

    by ZhenRen on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 05:15:38 PM PST

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    •  The reporter on the ground said (1+ / 0-)

      on FB, when Diane Gee asked if they were bombing him, he replied with "yes it is true my friend" there.

      Fact.

      "Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom" - Walter Benjamin

      by mahakali overdrive on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 05:26:25 PM PST

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      •  And you're certain (1+ / 0-)
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        Diane Gee

        of the language skills reflected in that remark, as well?

        Bombing, as a present participle, indicates an ongoing situation. Are you certain the user understood this in the proper context?

        "In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act." -George Orwell

        by ZhenRen on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 05:35:00 PM PST

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