What’s in a Name?

The self-proclaimed Islamic State/

Was rocked by the MPs’ debate./

It wasn’t the vote/

That got ISIL’s goat/

It’s being called Da’esh* they hate.///

http://qz.com/563793/why-more-people-are-calling-isil-daesh-and-why-the-group-apparently-hates-it/

*For the last line to scan, you have to pronounce Daesh as two syllables, like this.  http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/correct-pronunciation-daesh-98243202

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