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 01, 2002

Good old Matt Welch was kind enough to include me in a survey of website-having Californians regarding the dismal Governor's race between Gray Davis and Bill Simon. It's on his war blog, here -- you have to scroll down to get to the post. Some of my answers were included in his results. The survey will also inform a piece he's writing, I think, on just how sad and desperate this political contest is.

.: posted by hornswaggler 3:03 PM

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