Month: January 2006

BushCospeak = Doublespeak

Salman Rushdie succinctly skewers deceptive abuse of language: BEYOND any shadow of a doubt, the ugliest phrase to enter the English language last year was “extraordinary rendition”. To those of us who love words, this phrase’s brutalisation of meaning is… Read More ›

Round up of the Carnivals

I’ve recently discovered the blog carnival phenomenon. For an afficionado of procrastination such as myself, heaven! The carnivals I’ve chosen to showcase in this post will probably peg me* for the curious better than my blogroll ever could, as I… Read More ›

We knew it was bad for you, see!?!

A sample of the headlines: Abortion increases stress: study Abortion increases mental health risk: study Abortion raises depression risk, say NZ researchers Abortion study backs pro-life debate Don’t you just love the way the MSM so baldly states its beat-up… Read More ›