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

Monday, June 24, 2002

The people you find yourself behind at Blockbuster Video who are arguing vehemently about a late fee or the fact that a movie was or was not returned at such and such a time, I think these people are a priori mentally ill. I.e., their behavior is symptomatic of a nexus of much larger personal problems. One gets the sense they're putting way too many emotional eggs in the Blockbuster basket.

.: posted by hornswaggler 12:36 AM

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