In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Sources and methods should not be used as cover for screw-ups and mistakes - which has too often happened in past intelligence scandals.
- The real problems are not crypto-related: they're implementation errors, trust-model screw-ups, intentional misuse, misconfiguration, etc.
- But the administration's most potent screw-ups came in one of the areas it could least afford: the economy.
- With new people doing new tasks, there are going to be screw-ups, mistakes, confusion, and missteps - one hopes they won't be fatal.
- Given the errors, screw-ups, distortions, and misleads that we now know about, are you willing to step up to the plate and take responsibility?
- She couldn't help but dwell on her failures, screw-ups, and her crummy life.
- The documentary gets almost painful to watch at times as you see so many screw-ups and mistakes.
- He's hanging up on people, putting them through to the wrong extensions, and basically causing a massive screw-up.
- It ill-behooves the president's partisans to use the sheer magnitude of their screw-ups as an excuse not to discuss them.
- A screw-up this big can't be blamed solely on those two entities.
- Seemingly, by listening to an itinerant, well-heeled failure talk about his screw-ups, people feel less devastated by their own mistakes.
- Someday someone is going to put together an article cataloging just how many screw-ups he has been responsible for in the last two years.
- If he doesn't believe me, I refer him to the journalistic screw-ups of the newspaper that has employed him since 1966.
- The result has been a cascading series of intelligence failures and screw-ups that have hurt the country.
- Thanks to a screw-up in the CD database, some MP3s have the artist and song title reversed.
- The fact is that there were screw-ups at all levels.
- In the past year, numerous media accounts have revealed screw-ups, miscalculations and oversights.
- I'm afraid I'm not much impressed when people only get outraged over the mistakes of their political enemies and overlook similar screw-ups by their own side.
- Were there some highly visible screw-ups that perhaps could have ended this killing spree earlier?
- I'm unconvinced by anti-war people screaming about screw-ups in the early weeks of the war, including the latest explosives flap.
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