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!"

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Tuesday, August 06, 2002

Dubya done done it again. On "The Daily Show" tonight Bush was shown on a gulf course up in Kennebunkport, where he is preparing for his vacation in Texas, responding to recent violence between the Palestinians and Israelis. He was doing well with his little canned statement, deploring the violence, not taking sides, holding it together, until the very end, when he said, and this is a direct quote: "Thank you. Now watch this drive."

.: posted by hornswaggler 1:27 AM

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