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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Tuesday, June 22, 2010


I was traveling last weekend and missed the U.S.-Slovenia game, so I had to look up the controversial disallowed goal at the end. I find it funny that the highlight video of the game on FIFA's website doesn't even include the play. That's right, FIFA. If you just remove the evidence of the goal from your website, the whole embarrassing, shameful episode will simply go away.

Also funny: the play by Slovenia's goalie on Landon Donovan's goal. The guy just basically ducks when Donovan shoots the ball at his face. Psst, buddy! You're not a forward in the wall on a free kick. You're the goalie. You don't get to recoil from the ball like a coward.

Psyched for the game tomorrow. It'll be interesting to see what the U.S. is capable of.


.: posted by hornswaggler 8:58 PM

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