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Chris -- 2015-05-30
‘Interrorgation’ is found as a deliberate play on words in the title of a book about the CIA and its methods. However, it also occurs often enough as a spontaneous reshaping. Expressing, as it does, an unvoiced fear of police and governmental power, ‘interrorgation’ should become the official spelling (editorial comment). Examples:
Police Car Stolen…from the Station
Officers believe that the man arrested must have somehow stolen the key, during his interrorgation.
A list of work orders from the US government’s $66.2 million contract with CACI for interrorgation services has been compiled …
His conviction was the result of a confession that followed days of torture and interrorgation by police, despite the fact that such tactics are forbidden …
www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/newsanddev.php … &scyr=2005
... is being made the scapegoat for questionable legal advice provided by the Justice Department with respect to the interrorgation of detainees.
A scene that cleverly crosscuts between interrorgation rooms where Ford and Hartnett are being grilled by internal affairs draws big laughs – Ford’s …
www.allmovieportal.com/m/2003_Hollywood … de100.html
Abdullah Ocalan, the terrorist chief, said in his interrorgation that he has 2.2 million US dollars and many houses.
www.hri.org/news/turkey/anadolu/1999/99 … adolu.html