bin Laden pronouncements

J. Comas ComasJ at
Mon Oct 15 10:39:08 EST 2001

On 10/15/01 10:58 AM, "Dave Spiech" <dspiech at> wrote:

> Based on the 10/12 statements of Ari Fleischer, Bush's press secretary, a
> good transcript would include appropriate English translations of the
> Arabic code words used by al-Qaeda. After all, if AP bungles the
> translation, bin Laden's secret instructions wouldn't get through. :-)

Thanks to David, I now know that I may be able to make a living as a
straight man. Perhaps he and I could test a routine in front of you all at
the next KB Society meeting.


J. Comas, Assistant Professor
Department of English
University of Missouri-Columbia

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