Here are Some Further Assaults on the English Language

February 8, 2013

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Here are some Redefinitions:

A rest stop: When the police pull you over to arrest you

Ironic: Having qualities of iron. Example: “Iron Man is ironic.”

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Fun With Alternate Spellings

April 3, 2010

Spelling rules in English are so inconsistent, that you can be forgiven mistakes. Here are some understandable mistakes that may cause social awkwardness:

Fallacy means a false belief. If you try spelling it phallicy, you would have a false penis. Read the rest of this entry »

Good Mourning, America!

February 17, 2010

I have discovered that with a few minor changes in spelling or word choice, phrases and expressions I’ve heard my whole life can be made more truthful. Here are some examples:

Ronald Reagan’s optimistic pining to return to mythological better times was packaged with the slogan, “It’s morning in America again.” The election of Reagan also marked the end to the short-lived era of post Watergate reforms that were meant to curb the growing anti-democratic authoritarianism of the executive branch of governement. I think the slogan would have been more accurately written, “It’s mourning in America again.” Read the rest of this entry »

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