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The English verb “craze” (adapted from Old Norse) originally meant “to crack.” So, to be “crazy” was to be “cracked or flawed.” We began to apply the word figuratively as “ill” or “feeble.” From there, it was an easy jump … Continue reading

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Philippines: time for peace over The military said 26 civilians and eight soldiers were killed in Monday’s fighting [AFP] The Philippine military chief has vowed to hunt down separatists who attacked two towns in the south, saying the time to … Continue reading

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POLITICS-PHILIPPINES: Rice and Condom on the Election Agenda   Hey, this is what Filipinos do (have kids and beg for rice) when they aren’t out inciting riots, or causing some kind of disturbance. Filipinos should have more children to feed. It seems … Continue reading

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