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a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

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Don't Shoot the Messenger! can be seen at: The Folly, Folly Lane, Napton on the Hill, Warwickshire on August 20; The Hatton Arms, Birmingham Road, Hatton, Warwick, on August 22 (01926 492427 /www.hattonarms.com - bring your own chairs and blankets); Rowington Village Hall, Rowington, Warwickshire on August 23 (01484 843701 - refreshments available, bring your own picnic for an indoor show); and The Weighbridge, Alvechurch Marina, Scarfield Wharf, Alvechurch, Worcestershire, on August 25 (0121 4455111/www.the-weighbridge.co.uk).
Don't Shoot the Messenger! is a celebration of the postal service; a homage, an elegy, a love letter if you like, to an institution which some feel is on the brink of extinction.
Just go to grc.com/stm/ shootthemessenger.htm and then download and run Steve Gibson's free "Shoot the Messenger" program.
And no, don't shoot the messenger for stating the obvious.
readers who are primarily employees often shoot the messenger when hearing such announcements.
Answer: "After decades of intellectual and political debate, people still refuse to face the truth about abortion and this is the only way to break through the evasive and complacent attitude of the media which allows abortion to continue." Connell reminds those who are offended, "Don't shoot the messenger. Abortion horrifies us too and we're trying to do something about it."
Hey, folks, don't shoot the messenger. I just report the facts.
In a journalistic effort to shoot the messenger, a disparaging front-page story in the January 19, 1994, issue of The New York Times suggested that of all the people associated with the scandal, the independent counsel "himself may turn out to be the most widely scorned figure in the whole affair."
Mischief," Bob Herbert defended the CDC's "rigorous, unbiased, scientific studies," suggesting that critics could not refute the results of the research and therefore had decided "to pull the plug on the funding and stop the effort altogether." Editorials offering the same interpretation appeared in The Washington Post ("NRA: Afraid of Facts"), USA Today ("Gun Lobby Keeps Rolling"), the Los Angeles Times ("NRA Aims at the Messenger"), The Atlanta Journal ("GOP Tries to Shoot the Messenger"), the Sacramento Bee ("Shooting the Messenger"), and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ("The Gun Epidemic").
Many in Congress and the public seem inclined to shoot the messenger that brings complexity and perceived high taxes, rather than change the message.
* Don't shoot the messenger. According to the trade publication, Computerworld, only about 20 percent of companies currently are working on Millennium date repair.
So why shoot the messenger by hindering Dawn's distribution?
I know she risks her friend telling her where to go - the 'shoot the messenger' mentality.
PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson Edwin Lacierda lashed back at the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay's media affairs head, saying that they should not shoot the messenger.
"I think that when people don't like the message they shoot the messenger," she said in reaction to Erekat's comments.