Updated: Jan. 3, 2012
United Nations Report
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By Robert C. Koehler
“The Lakotah had no language for insulting other orders of existence: pest, waste, weed . . .”
But what about “bugsplat”?
A poem from western Libya in honour of the new revolution - in Berber, the Zuwara dialect - that sums it up nicely:
Libya, a mostly desert and oil-rich country on the southern shores of the Mediterranean Sea with an ancient history, has more recently been renowned for the 42-year rule of the mercurial Col Muammar Gaddafi.