Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 25 12:09:12 UTC 2011

In the recent sense of "propaganda story; partisan version of events, etc."

This morning David Cameron expressed hope that young people in the Arab
world will not listen to "the poisonous narrative of terrorism."

To the elderly, that would mean that knowing the history of terrorism is

Cameron also observed that the Taliban "is on the back foot" in Afghanistan,
i.e., "on the defensive; at a disadvantage."
I think.


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

The American Dialect Society -

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