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  • Here's an example: "... preformed ethnic cleansing..."

    Editor Note: Please spell "performed" correctly.

    I'm just gonna post them all here.

    November 22, 2008

  • *facepalm*

    November 22, 2008

  • mwa-ha-ha.

    November 22, 2008

  • Not to mention that "ethnic cleansing" is a euphemism for genocide.

    November 22, 2008

  • Not to mention. But that comes later, after they learn how to spell.

    November 22, 2008

  • It was used on purpose because it was a text about Bosnia, where the phrase was coined; it had already been explained that it was a euphemism.

    November 23, 2008

  • *Relieved* (Note what my least favorite word is.)

    November 23, 2008

  • What bothers me in the phrase you quoted, c_b, apart from the misspelling, is the use of the verb "perform", as if genocide was a party trick. I'd say "carried out".

    November 23, 2008

  • We have editors so that Mozart doesn't die in 1792 more than once a year. Or maybe that's why we have proofreaders.

    November 23, 2008

  • "Facilities include:


    Bullitt in wardrobe and under bed drawers for storage in each bedroom

    Key Card Access


    Hey, how'd Steve McQueen end up in my room?!

    November 23, 2008

  • feel free to send him over to mine!

    November 24, 2008