I will say, too, that all across America, the people have spoken -- loud and clear. "We're mad as hell and we're not gonna take it any more!"
I don't know that yesterday's Democratic upsets were precedent setting, but there's no question that the voters sent a message to Washington. I'm not sure that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is any more culpable than any of the other engineers of the current sorry state of affairs, but he's the designated Republican whipping boy of the day. Of course, it's not like he'll have to move into his car and go hungry. Somebody in the Ol' Boy network will give him another cushy job.
Oh. I said I wasn't going to talk politics, didn't I? Ergo, I suppose it would be impolitic of me to wonder aloud... Nope. Nope. Not going there. Wouldn't be prurient -- er, prudent.
We have Twisted Linguistics for you today. You knew we would; it's a never-ending pursuit. I am so grateful to Roxan for cruising the Web and ferreting out these things. It gives me a bodacious headache when I have to do it myself. I, being a lazy sort whenever I can get away with it, will let somebody else do the work in an L.A. minute. As long as one of us does it so we can continue to hone our English skills on the whetstone of perverted spelling...
distrabution - A celebration which is a rather dissonant type of tribute.
repercusions - Curse words specially designed to be yelled at Repo men.
sghoprt - A surprised sneeze combined with an unexpected belch.
dialkectical - One of those 1-900 Sex Lines catering to a particular fetish. We won't tell you which one, so don't ask.
pyramidea - A type of OCD where the afflicted thinks about pyramids all day long. *(Roxan, I think it's also a virulent new STD.)
sugests - Sue's only kidding.
derferd - How they say fuck off in Latvia. Not really. Or it could be. I don't know.
rearive - Itchy red bumps on the butt.