[Ads-l] "What Am I . . . ?"

Martin Kaminer martin.kaminer at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 22 17:17:57 UTC 2015


(chopped liver, etc.).

Here resulting in a rather tragic misunderstanding:

"A man who was shot to death in Jerusalem Wednesday night by soldiers who
thought he was a terrorist yelled *“I am Daesh!”,* the Arabic acronym for
the Islamic State, some witnesses said. However, according to another
account, when the soldiers asked him to identify himself he responded, *“What
am I, Daesh?”"*

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