True story! I was having some trouble with somebody at work. So, I asked my cousin who was a Holocaust Survivor to tell me how to swear in Yiddish? He said, "What do you mean?" I said...? I forget what I said. Anyway, he said, "Are you kidding? If I should say that to someone, they would kill me!"
Pope in Africa says dialogue vital to avert violence in God's name (Reuters)
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