The bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news.
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Submitted on September 25, 2011

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nestřílejte na posla

skyder ikke messenger

schieße nicht auf den Boten

μην πυροβολήσεις τον αγγελιοφόρο

no le dispares al mensajero

non sparare al messaggero

メッセンジャーを撃つな

메신저를 쏘지 마십시오

non germinat nuntius

schiet niet op de boodschapper

не стреляй в посыльного

میسنجر کو گولی نہ چلانا

טאָן ניט דרייען דעם שליח

不要开枪

不要開槍

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