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Grapple

Language & Politics

We’re not in Kansas anymore

The American idiomatic desolation

Half-mast American flag as respect for those dying from COVID-19.
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A half-mast USA flag proclaims mourning, distress, and respect for the honorable loss, normally reserved for deaths of the military and leading citizens, in pursuit of an American cause.

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