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PDDuke85
12-17-2010, 05:07 PM
Shocked.




http://news.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20101217duke_lacrosse_accuser_convicted_of_child_a buse_damaging_property/srvc=home&position=recent

SuperTurkey
12-17-2010, 05:13 PM
Shocked.




http://news.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20101217duke_lacrosse_accuser_convicted_of_child_a buse_damaging_property/srvc=home&position=recent

I'm curious, why the qualifier in the opening line?


A woman who authorities said falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape four years ago

She did falsely accuse them. Is it just journalistic caution that keeps them from saying, instead, "A woman who falsely accused . . ."?

-jk
12-17-2010, 05:18 PM
We're not revisiting the hoax again.

-jk