Monday, January 07, 2008

Hello sailor...

This from the BBC News website:

The speedboats, believed to belong to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, came within about 200m of the US vessels, Pentagon officials said.

"I am coming at you. You will explode in a couple of minutes," the Iranians said in a radio transmission, according to US officials.

That's a very provocative transmission, to be sure, but are we certain that it wasn't just a poorly translated pickup line? I mean we are talking about sailors, after all.

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