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Liberian Proverb

“Only the grass dies when elephants fight.” This Liberian proverb is a reminder that it’s the powerless who suffer when governments or factions fight. This is part of a complete episode.

draw-down

draw-down  n.— «The mission’s boss further stated that the draw-down of the troops would be done in three phases beginning December 2008 to December 2010. He said that the draw-down in its troop doesn’t mean that they are in a hurry to...

book people

book people  n.pl.— «Another peculiarity in Liberia life and politics is the misconception that the “book people” (a Liberian parlance for persons with some kind of formalized education in a classroom setting, as opposed to education in a...