Actually, 'tattletales' is the wrong word, because tattletales reported things that actually happened, rather than making stuff up - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 04.05.13 | 01:23 (IDT)

    Those who made up stories about the bad behaviour of others, and lied with conviction and straight faces about their own bad behaviours were not called tattletales, 'troublemakers' was the polite term, scatological references were part of the common term, and terms like pathological liar and sociopath are the high sounding ways of describing the sort of behaviour these rogue children engaged in.

    from the article: Israel and its tattletale campaign against Syria - and Iran
    First published 02:07 02.05.13 | Last updated 18:07 01.05.13
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