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#31464 - 06/06/01 04:41 PM
#31465 - 06/06/01 04:52 PM Re: How many cides to a tragic story?
My dictionary gives "sororicide". I'm interested in the probable motives. I have read he was in love with girl whose Indian connections worried his mother, and also the court astrologer. Hard to imagine anybody so stressed being able to act with such deadly accuracy and completeness.
#31466 - 06/06/01 08:22 PM Re: How many cides to a tragic story?
According to a news report on the CBC, a palace spokesman said the deaths occurred due to the accidental firing of an automatic weapon in the palace.
#31467 - 06/06/01 10:09 PM
#31468 - 06/07/01 07:14 AM Re: How many cides to a tragic story?
This was the first time I'd seen him referred to as Dipendra (well he hadn't been in the news quite as much before then): I'd always known of him under the spelling Deependra. As in going...
There must be a few cides left out, if I could remember the Latin: amiticide, principicide, avunculicide, reginicide, ...
(Refuses to mention it's a Nepalling tragedy.)
#31469 - 06/07/01 12:09 PM Re: Sororicide
Loc: Utopia, not in literal sense, ...
In this part of the country, "sororicide" occurs when the Theta president finds out that a Theta pledge has been makin' out with the Prez's SAE boyfriend. And, BTW, "fratricide" is the result of a most unCivil War when the KAs play the SigAlphs in the intramural basketball finals.
#31470 - 06/07/01 10:01 PM Re: How many cides to a tragic story?
While we're (sort of) on the subject, how do members of the panel pronounce the name of the country? I've always thought it was Ni-PAUL, but some newsreaders seem to prefer nipple.
#31471 - 06/07/01 11:27 PM
#31472 - 06/08/01 05:02 AM Post deleted by jimthedog
Loc: Hartsville, New York.
#31473 - 06/08/01 05:40 AM Re: How many cides to a tragic story?
The pronunciation is Ney-pahl. And Dipendra is pronounced Deependra.
They said initially that it was an accident because the Nepali people believe that their royal family are the descendents of the God Vishnu and no member of the royal family can be put on trial. It is hard to imagine that if the crown prince had survived he would have been made King!
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