Saturday, February 18, 2006

"Peppering is what you do to a Caesar salad. He shot that dude." -- Jon Stewart

As a fan of Edwin Newman's books on language, I hope Mr. Newman is following the Cheney story. Media Matters has a funny (and horrifying) roundup of the tortured syntax they're using to avoid the words "Cheney shot" someone.

Media Matters - Media employ verbal gymnastics to avoid saying "Cheney shot hunting partner"


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