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Friday, March 11, 2011; 6:43 PM

In a summary of "Turmoil in the Middle East" at the bottom of the March 5 front page, The Post managed to pack two redundancies into one brief sentence (emphasis added): Referring to rebel groups in Yemen, it noted that they "share little in common beyond their mutual contempt for [President Ali Abdullah] Saleh."

Why not: "They have in common only contempt for Saleh"?

Inis L. Claude Jr., Charlottesville


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