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The language of diplomacy

Issue 404
diplomacy
n. the art of saying pleasant things to people you hate.
embassy
n. den in international game of tag.
LiAble
a. diplomatic.
negotiate
v. to smile invitingly while brandishing a baseball bat.
resolution
n. verbose statement that says nothing.
talks
n. pl. simultaneous talking by diplomats, which makes listening difficult.

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