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2006-05-16 16:44:08

By Terry Wade SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Police killed more than 70 gang members and arrested 113 in Sao Paulo, officials said on Tuesday, quelling a campaign of violence that had terrorized Brazil's business capital since Friday. Life in Sao Paulo, the world's third-largest city, slowly returned to normal after the violence caused citizens to shutter shops and close offices, schools and restaurants. "We had tough moments but brave policemen confronted fear and terror," state...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.