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But perhaps other firms planning Christmas gimmicks could avoid besmirching the Saviour's name and stick to carols.
Publicly besmirching former players Kevin Keegan and Alan Shearer.
The head of Lebanon's restaurant owners association said Tuesday that LBCI television was guilty of besmirching the reputation of his sector...
Manal al-Sherif was accused of "besmirching the kingdom's reputation abroad and stirring up public opinion", but was released after 10 days having promised not to drive again.