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Uncle Sam is asking Americans if they could refrain from slapping guns on their drones

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Re: But...but

Stupidly, in US English "contemporary" can mean both:

Definition of contemporary

1a : marked by characteristics of the present period : modern, current contemporary American literature contemporary standards

b : simultaneous

2 : happening, existing, living, or coming into being during the same period of time The book is based on contemporary accounts of the war.

In proper English, definition 2 is more correct.

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