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Truth vs Modern Usage

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Submitted by Michoel (United States), Oct 23, 2015 at 02:36

You are right in truth, but in modern usage, the word "terrorist" is in the eyes of the beholder. To avoid the problem, on my news, we tended to refer to "acts of terror" and just avoided the nouns. The noun has been ruined.

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