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Annals in the Mis-use of the Word 'Conversation'

Submitted by Leo Klein on Wed, 3/11/09 (2:32pm)

What he said:

"I did have a conversation with an airline employee, but it was certainly not like this silly gossip column made it out to be."

What really happened,

"[Sen. David Vitter] ... joined what we've dubbed the 'Mile-Low Club' by going ballistic on an airline worker after missing a flight from Washington’s Dulles airport to New Orleans."

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