Friday, January 16, 2009

The Abuser

One thing -- and one thing only -- that I will miss about our outgoing 43rd president: his constant, comic and clueless abuse of the English language. Even in his farewell address the other day, he couldn't help himself and said "misunderestimated." Again!

If only there was a verbal spell-checker. But then again, if there was, we wouldn't have had all the lovely Bushisms from the past eight years. But then again again, a spell-checker wouldn't remedy the mangled syntax, the getting things wrong (e.g., calling the Spanish language "Mexican"), and uttering gems like "Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across the country."

Here's a list of the top 25 Bushisms from Slate.

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