Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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IT WAS A SLIP OF THE TONGUE

World leaders occasionally say things that land them in hot water. And sometimes they say things that others get into hot water for. Take last week's UN Millennium Summit in New York. While translating remarks in Arabic by Sudan's president, an English- language interpreter lost his place, and, momentarily forgetting himself, uttered a four-letter expletive understood the world over. A tape of the blunder is under review, UN officials say, with discliplinary action a distinct possibility.

I DIDN'T GET MY SLAW EITHER

After paying for her sandwich at an Indianapolis Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-up window, Debbie Rich pulled away with much more bread than expected. When she reached into the KFC bag she found - no, not the food - $2,000 in receipts that had been handed to her by mis-take. She returned it. The eatery takes its cash to the bank in such bags so as not to attract attention. It's not known whether an employee tried to deposit the sandwich.

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