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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- Jerrold Post interviewed for eight hours an Abu Nidal terrorist who skyjacked an airliner and killed five passengers.
- Before that time, skyjacking was far more common.
- He found that with the detectors in place from January 1973, the number of skyjacking attempts declined from close to forty a year to one.
- The record shows that such acts, from the bombing of buildings to skyjacking, in virtually every case have had three characteristics.
- Here, Massimo freezes it into a Martian soundscape, and thus allows it to escape his grasp in an unremarkable skyjacking.
- The field of study began in the 1970s with research into the effectiveness of metal detectors against skyjacking.
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