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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Saturday, August 14, 2010


After a nightmarish three years during which he lost his good name and multimillion-dollar forture, was imprisoned for abusing and killing dogs for sport and profit; after his skill and rare talent diminished to such a degree that many people thought those attributes would never return, Michael Vick scampered neatly for a touchdown Friday, setting up the last defender with an inside swerve and then stiffarming him to the ground, his net worth seeming to spike visibly. As he returned to the sideline, Kafka whispered a word of encouragement.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:40 PM

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