“We caution people not to write about bombs because if they’re going on vacation, their travel plans will be disrupted,” she said.
A Japanese man was hand-cuffed and taken off of a United Airlines for writing the words “suicide bomb.” His crime – he wanted to have that word translated into Japanese. The misunderstanding caused by such paranoia is perhaps just something we will all have to get used to. Or, not.
Next time, I am packing a dictionary in my carry-on luggage.
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