A shibboleth noted in the NYT

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Dec 26 03:23:14 UTC 2013

Welcome back to ADS-L, Wilson!

At 12/25/2013 09:41 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

>"Survivors at a displaced-persons camp in a United Nations compound in Juba
>spoke of mass arrests and _impromptu language tests_ being given by
>security forces to determine which ethnic group [Dinka or Nuer] people came
>from — an exchange they said could determine life or death."

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