The police did what? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • e l pratt
    • 03.03.11 | 19:29 (IST)

    Isn't is amazing how fluid our alnguages are? They serve from day to day with flexible terms that take on new meanins as needed by the people they serve. Take for example the word 'policeman': it used to mean someone who represented law and order. Now for the people in gaza it means 'one who steals money from the banks.' And, all this time I thought that the correct term for such a person was 'bank robber'. Silly me!

    from the article: Gaza Strip banks close in protest of Hamas cash seizure
    First published 12:36 03.03.11 | Last updated 12:36 03.03.11
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