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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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Friday, June 25, 2010

North Korea advances!

That's what the state-controlled media is reporting today, anyway. Now all Kim Jong-il has to do is stage a fake tournament showing the North Korean soccer team, which in reality was humiliated at the World Cup, winning the whole thing. If you're North Korea's coach, do you just skip the flight home and wander onto a game preserve, looking for some lions or elephants to eat or trample you? Not much point in going home, I would imagine.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:08 AM

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