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#29052 - 24 Sep 06 12:40 Headline of the WEEK
riccardo Offline
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Registered: 12 Oct 05
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Loc: Jakarta
DOZENS OF INFANTS HIT BY DIARRHEA

From the September 20 edition of "The leading English daily in Indonesia"

My baby was hit by a stray soccer ball in the park last week, but how gross to be "hit" by diarrhea. yukkie yukkie.
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#29053 - 24 Sep 06 12:46 Re: Headline of the WEEK
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Registered: 09 Oct 05
Posts: 10790
Loc: Centre of the Universe
it's not that bad ... "hit" could have the sense of "struck down by".

being hit by constipation could hurt a lot more, don't you think?

doesn't bear thinking about ...
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