Category Archives: language

EXTREME OBAMITE CLEVERNESS (EOC) – WE MUST LIE TO GET PAST CBO AND THE STUPID AMERICAN VOTER


Extraordinary, but not really surprising.  When the bill was finally announced in 2009, I read it from cover to cover, and found huge parts of it unitelligible. And now… Johnathan Gruber, an MIT professor of economics and one of the … Continue reading

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DUMMYCRAT UNTIL DEATH


The former Congressman Bart Stupak feels double-crossed because, somehow, the totalitarian phantasmagoria alternately called Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or whatever, is being used to violate what he calls “…our most cherished beliefs that we, as American citizens, should not be … Continue reading

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THE BIG FLUSH


I don’t know.  Maybe this ad is clever, and maybe American Standard does good works in foreign lands, but it ju-u-u-ust doesn’t work for me.

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THINKING IS HOT!


I didn’t know that thinking had such a major effect on global climate.  But Science magazine (25 Jan 13, Vol. 339) so states, so it must be true.

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SURPRISE IN ISRAEL


Jimmy Svizzera, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, gets into a serious car accident in Israel.  Israeli first responders rush to the scene and begin to ply their tools, cutting Svizzera out of the wreckage in minutes. Svizzera is seriously impressed.  When … Continue reading

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WORDS, WORDS, WORDS


In 1845 or so, a young London dandy engages a cab.  The cab goes clippity-clop for miles through streets socked in by the proverbial London fog and, of course, ankle-deep in equine ordure.  On arrival, the dandy is moderately impressed … Continue reading

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BRILLIANT INSIGHT!


I just found out something incredibly informative from a One A Day multivitamin TV commercial, namely: “Research suggests that cell health plays an important role in your life.” “Research suggests?”  I am not even going to try to parse this … Continue reading

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BEWARE! ALL THEE EXCLAMATIONIZERS!!!!!


Interesting and timely column here at the NY Times (h/t Maggie’s Farm) about online writers’ poor punctuation habits.  It offers hair-raising examples of multiple exclamation marks, refusals to use periods, going upper case, and even a monstrosity that combines the … Continue reading

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MSNBC CREATES A NEW COUNTRY


This morning, a formerly U.S. competitor won the gold medal in skeet shooting.  I say “formerly,” because the MSNBC commentator identified the anthem that was played as that of the “United States in America.” The media are getting way too … Continue reading

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INTERRUPTING DOCTORS AND FREUDIAN SLIPS


Here is a good article on why doctors interrupt.  The advice given to docs – bite your tongue and listen – seems like very good advice. I could not resist noting this delicious Freudian slip in the article: The surgeon … Continue reading

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