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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Friday, November 08, 2002

The first winter storm arrived in San Francisco yesterday with a bang. On Thursday afternoon browning leaves were scattered on Market Street. Down at the end of Market to the northeast, the Ferry Building was framed by gray skies filled with mottled clouds. One proof of San Francisco's allure is that it can appear just as beautiful when the weather is overcast as when the skies are perfectly blue.

.: posted by hornswaggler 4:13 PM

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