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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, March 25, 2011


Watching NBC's Richard Engel reporting from Libya on Thursday, he was hanging out with a rag-tag group of rebels, one of whom's weapon was a toy gun. When some fire came in from Qaddafi's forces, everyone took cover. The toy-gun owner tried to sneak out to pick up the toy gun, which he'd dropped, only to scurry back to cover when the group came under fire again. This is not going to end well.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:44 PM

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