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Re: Osama or Usama?

At 12:48 AM -0400 10/9/01, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
>This morning, Fox News had a report from the German Chancellor that 
>"Bonn supports the U.S.
>actions..."  I would think they ought to know that Bonn is no longer 
>the capital of Germany.

And I find it odd that media outlets tend to use the name of the 
capital city to mean, in effect, the country.  When the US govt. does 
something, it is reported as Washington did whatever.  Not really 
correct, the city govt. had no part in it.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH