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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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Monday, May 17, 2004

Granted, War is not a picnic in the Bois du Boulogne

Nor is it two-hand touch football. Nor is it a tickle fight.

If a Special Forces team gets ahold of an Al Qaeda operative in Afghanistan and stresses him a bit, slaps him around a little, I don't think anyone is going to be surprised.

But a group of prisoners, 60 percent of whom have been wrongly detained (according to reports I've seen in the press), that's a different story.

And the banana in the ass, I just don't see how that's ever a good strategy.

Apparently, they threaten the prisoners with shaming them by showing the photos around. "What do you think your parents would say, Salem, if they saw you with a banana in your rear quarters?"

"They'd throw me a fucking party. What do you think?"

"You gettin' smart with me? Is it time to move on to ... "


" ... the zucchini?"


"It's genetically modified for size and durability."

"Please! Just beat me! What's wrong with you people?"

"You callin' me a homo? That makes me want to sodomize you real good."

.: posted by hornswaggler 3:55 PM

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