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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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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Hosni or Muammar

If you ever found yourself wondering over the years, who's the more despicable human being, Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak or Libyan strongman Muammar el-Qaddafi, it looks like you have your answer. Qaddafi: Winner of "North Africa's Most Brutal Dictator"!

Incidentally, reports out of Libya suggest an outsider is positioning himself to take over as the troubled nation's new strongman.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:26 PM

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