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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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Thursday, February 04, 2010

Bathroom doors

New rule: All doors on public restrooms should push out. Why, after washing your hands, should you be forced to grab a dirty door handle? You should be able to just shove it with a hand, elbow or shoulder. A lot of places already put a small wastebasket in the vestibule between inner and outer bathroom door where germ freaks like myself can throw the paper towels they use to grasp the handle. Since they're already appeasing us, why not just follow the idea to its logical conclusion? The best solution, of course, is the partitioned, no-door approach at the airport, but most places don't have the square footage to spare for that.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:43 PM

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