Friday, February 17, 2006

Breaking Newspeak

Surreal. Absolutely surreal.

Thanks to TPM for this delightful reminder that we're officially living in a George Orwell novel.

6 comments:

sideshow bob said...

We are officially in Bizzaro world now.

Otto Man said...

Serves him right for ruining the VP's shot. And he got blood all over his pellets! How rude.

sideshow bob said...

Now why can't the innocent Iraqis apologize for getting in the way of our cluster bombs?

Mr Furious said...

That's some nasty bruising, but I gotta say, Harry looks better than I thought he might.

P.S. The type verification is laughing its ass off as it gives me its 300th straight 8-letter code. Grrr.

Otto Man said...

He certainly does look better than I'd have thought.

They probably used the same space-age medical technology on him that they use to make Cheney seem so lifelike.

As far as the codes go, I had one yesterday that was something like "ijlijillijjil" in italics. I'm not sure, but I think in typing it I agreed to something in Arabic.

S.W. Anderson said...

"I had one yesterday that was something like "ijlijillijjil" in italics. I'm not sure, but I think in typing it I agreed to something in Arabic."

A fact that no doubt is causing some head scratching at the NSA.

However, when your autographed Michael Jackson khaki pith helmet and matching spats arrive from the Mideast, just hang onto the receipt. Then, if government spooks come a knocking, you can show them what it was all about.