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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, July 12, 2010

36-hours-late soccer blogging

Congrats to Spain, but that World Cup final stunk to high heaven. Normally a goal at the end of overtime would be exciting, but in this case I found it anticlimactic. I had figured at least we'd get a super-tense penalty shootout as a reward for sitting through that thing. That was the Colts-Bears Super Bowl of high-stakes soccer games.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:40 PM

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