Monday, April 02, 2007

Affair and Balanced

From the Oxford Pocket English-Spanish Dictionary (Latin American Edition):

Is this really the only example of an "affair" that the publishers could come up with? Oddly, the way they're using it doesn't mean affair in the "repeatedly fellating a married president" sense of the word, but "issue," as in, say, "The Dreyfus Affair." Admittedly, that's an example that might lack resonance here.

"Iran-contra Affair" would have worked just fine, though.

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