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 Post subject: Today's bowdlerizing
PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:48 am 
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A conversation the driver had with station officials immediately after the accident isn't helping his cause, Robert Nisbet of CBS News' British partner Sky News reported on "CBS This Morning" from Santiago de Compostela.

"I messed up; I want to die," Francisco Jose Garzon Amo allegedly said, according to local media reports. "So many people dead, so many people dead."
[AP via CBS News]
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When Francisco José Garzón Amo, 52, realised the enormity of the disaster, he told rescue teams: “I have f***ed it up. I want to die.”
[Times of London]
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Francisco José Garzón Amo, 52, is reported by the El Mundo newspaper to have told rescuers who dragged him from the wreckage: “I f***ed up. I want to die.”
[Independent]
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The 52-year-old driver was to give his version of events leading up to the crash, as it emerged that in the aftermath he reportedly remarked: “I've ****ed it up. I want to die.”
[Telegraph]
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A conversation the driver had with station officials immediately after the accident isn't helping his cause, Robert Nisbet of CBS News' British partner Sky News reported on "CBS This Morning" from Santiago de Compostela.

"I messed up; I want to die," the driver allegedly said, according to local media reports. "So many people dead, so many people dead."
[Bubblews]
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The train’s driver survived the accident with slight injuries and was under police guard. He is “lucid and able to speak,” said Carmen Prieto, a spokeswoman for the Spanish Development Ministry.
[New York Times]


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 Post subject: Re: Today's bowdlerizing
PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:56 am 
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Update: El Mundo quotes it as "La he jodido," which can be translated as "I've fucked it up" or "I've screwed it up."


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