n.— «As many as 30% of the bombs dropped on Laos did not explode, leaving up to 20 million unexploded submunitions, also known as “bombies” littered throughout the country. These American “bombies” may be thirty years old, but they continue to kill and maim children as well as farmers clearing land for planting.» —“What President Bush Didn’t Mention: The Misery Our Staying in Vietnam Caused” by William Schroder in George Mason University History News Network (Seattle, Washington) Aug. 23, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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