The stupid thing is that western news media and the US government has accepted this Islamic State In Syria name even though: a) We shouldn't recognize these murderous monsters are a legitimate state b) They're not even just in Syria so the second S is stupid just like ISIL for Lebanon. c) Isis has long been a name for women and places for a long time as it was the name for a relatively well known Egyptian goddess.
There was even this TV show back in the day spinning off of Captain Marvel / Shazam comics.
Anyone simply calling these brutes ISIS or ISIL is a fucking idiot.
That wasn't unfortunate, that was an easy way for comedy gold. Imagine instead of Archer Vice a season of Archer where they all had to go to the middle east to do business because ISIS ruined their name.
EASY Archer quote: "Alright fine I'll go to the fucking middle east but I AM NOT WEARING A DRESS"
>>64734497 Ah yes, I am forgetting that. Of course that just shows that calling it ISIS and ISIL makes even less fucking sense.
Still, my point about even recognizing them as a state in English is a bad idea.
Of course the French and even Britbongs are trying to get people to call them "Daesh". It's a name that, while in Arabic still refers to a state, they also hate it being called as it sounds more like their words for thugs and traitors.
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