A leak from China to the North Korean government threatens war.
Did You Know?
In the Oval Office, the Ambassador for North Korea says, "Stand down your military, withdraw from our borders and return to the status quo. 'Status quo' meaning 'the *present* state of affairs'. Accurately, it should be 'status quo ante' - the state of matters as they were before [the present]. Much of the field of diplomacy rests on deft use of expressions with distinct meanings - the error is one which no senior diplomat (not even from a non-English speaking country, not even North Korea, let alone their Ambassador to America) should ever commit. See more