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War and Murder

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Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Mar 16, 2006 at 16:26

Bader S, you have established yourself as the premier intellectual writing to this web site. Therefore I wish to prevail upon you to write to Houghton Mifflin Dictionary and inform them that their definition of "war" and "murder" as rendered below in incorrect. They should be ashamed of themselves having published a dictionary providing the meanings stated below without consulting an imminent intelligent source such as you. I say "FIE" on them.

Have you discerned any other errors in the English language that we should know about? And, oh yes, thank you for your vigilance.

War - A state of open, armed, often prolonged conflict carried on between nations, states or parties.

Murder - The unlawful killing of one human being by another.
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