4 Responses to A Way With Words

  1. John Jascob February 29, 2012 at 1:24 pm #

    Tommy Tuberville may not be a wordsmith, but I’m inclined to attribute the poor choice of words in this indirect quotation to the inexperience or sloppiness of the AP writer. For example, the investors in the last paragraph are incorrectly labeled as “defendants.”

    • Roderick February 29, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

      Oh yeah, I was assuming it was the reporter.

  2. Kevin Carson March 1, 2012 at 12:26 am #

    Girl Scouts: We’re collecting for cancer.
    Me: There’s too damn much cancer already.

    • Roderick March 1, 2012 at 6:09 pm #

      I often hear people say things like “I’m an advocate for AIDS” or “I’m an advocate for homelessness.” A bold position, says I.

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