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Freudian Slip in Persian?

My colleague Ali Alfoneh, who compiles an indispensable daily round up of the Iranian press, points me to this embarrassing catch from an Iranian website.

On July 23, assassins in Tehran killed 35-year-old nuclear scientist Daryoush Rezaei.  Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency originally reported that the scientist had been involved in nuclear weapons work. That’s not something Iranian officials are allowed to admit, however, and so now Fars News has rewritten the story to omit that detail.  How do you say Freudian slip in Persian?


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