Hornswaggler | The culture, the humor, a bit of the sports, not so much the politics, and the workplace distraction

Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

Culture, Humor, Sports
Workplace Distraction

Saturday, May 18, 2002

Kobe Bryant wore shades onto the court today for the shootaround. What a jackass. Please, Sacramento, please beat the Lakers.
And then there's Shaquille O'Neal. Most freakish and dominant athletes, as they get older, tend to regard their talent, their physical ability, as "gifts from God." I.e., it's something out of their control. Not Shaq. Shaq takes full credit.

.: posted by hornswaggler 3:50 PM

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