Did Dalai Lama Drop F-Bomb?
Brown, translator insist he said 'forget it'
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2012 11:21 PM CDT
Updated Oct 19, 2012 3:30 AM CDT
The Dalai Lama delivers a lecture on international affairs at Brown University.   (AP Photo/Brown University, Mike Cohea)

(Newser) – Brown University students couldn't quite believe their ears—or eyes—when the Dalai Lama appeared to casually drop the F-bomb during a lecture yesterday. He appeared to tell thousands of students that if they didn't like his message about living a peaceful life, they could just "f*** it." That's what it sounded like, and that's what a stenographer typing closed captions of the speech wrote, reports the New York Daily News. The crowd loved it, bursting into laughter—and applause. Brown officials and the Dalai Lama's personal translator later insisted he said "forget it." But check out this video of a speech the holy guy made a few years ago.

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right2dave
Oct 20, 2012 11:00 AM CDT
This week, MSNBC “star” Chris Matthews made the following statement , clearly speaking out of frustration as he watched President Obama wilt under the scrutiny of the second presidential debates where he was challenged repeatedly by Republican Mitt Romney. “I don’t think he understands the Constitution of the United States…He’s the president of the United States. You don’t say, ‘you’ll get your chance.’” Chris Matthews was angry with Romney challenging the president on his record during the course of an election to unseat him. Imagine that.
bronzekid91
Oct 20, 2012 1:40 AM CDT
NEWS FLASH !! The dalai lama is also human. *gasp* :-O
newsrmandan
Oct 19, 2012 5:08 PM CDT
The Dalai Lama, Gets all the respect in the world for having done nothing, is exiled from his land to jetset between major cities and live the life of a king. He must be the luckiest man on earth.