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mes·sen·ger

(mes'en-jer),
1. That which carries a message.
2. Having message-carrying properties.

messenger

1. Pertaining to ribonucleic acid (RNA) that carries the coded information for protein synthesis from the DNA to the site of protein synthesis, the RIBOSOMES.
2. A HORMONE or other effector capable of acting at a distance from its site of production. A second messenger is a hormone, produced within a cell and operating on internal structures, when another hormone acts on the outer cell membrane.
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Shoot the messenger? Spanish democracy and the crimes of Francoism; from the pact of silence to the trial of Baltasar Garzon.
First is Don't Shoot the Messenger! perhaps not surprisingly about the history and possibly, the fate, of one of the country's best loved organisations, the postal service.
Now, with Vinod Rai as CAG bringing into the public domain the flawed policies of the UPA government, whether it concerned the allocation of 2G spectrum or coal blocks, it is tempted to shoot the messenger again rather than get its own house in order.
Don't shoot the messenger - people notice these things.
"Did the authorities realize that they should not shoot the messenger (Stefan Fule) who is only obliged to convey the good and bad news?
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They say you shouldn't shoot the messenger - but no one said you couldn't take a chunk out of his leg.
Whatever the US, British, and Swedish governments say, the arrest and jailing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looks like what he himself described as an effort "to shoot the messenger because it doesn't want the truth revealed".
I believe such a statement without justification will only further exacerbate residents' feelings of mistrust towards the council and heighten their perception that, instead of accepting the message, Anglesey County Council would rather shoot the messenger and cover up.