"ground zero" = ?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 5 13:38:38 UTC 2013

>From Yahoo! News. The meaning, please:
"Background checks may be ground zero for gun control.
"An expanded background check system may be the one major gun control measure
with a chance of passing through Congress, but its fate seems tenuous at


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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