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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, October 12, 2009

Starbucks Via

I pronounce the new instant coffee to be good -- pretty, pretty good. I think this has the potential to make camping a much more enjoyable experience.

UPDATE: Not sure if that's what Starbucks was going for, enhancing the camping experience, but honestly that seems like the area where Via could have biggest material impact: being able to make a really good cup of coffee with zero effort on a cold morning in the middle of nowhere.

Incidentally, the execs at Folgers have to be shitting their pants, right? "We've been foisting our shitty product on the world for decades without bothering to improve it. How dare Starbucks meddle in our affairs!"

.: posted by hornswaggler 8:07 PM

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