Comment: It's slander (i.e. spoken). You should have

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It's slander (i.e. spoken). You should have

taken your link a step further and looked up the definition of libel (i.e. written, etc.) If the defamation isn't in an actual physical form, it's not libel. It's slander. Just sayin'.

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