Tuesday, January 13, 2009

A Translation Service.

This is more than two decades old but remains a useful translation guide:

Compassion: The use of tax money to buy votes. Insensitivty: Objection to the use of tax money to buy votes.

Simplistic: An argument you disagree with but can't answer.

Rehabilitation: Magic words said before releasing criminals.

Innovation: Something new.

New innovation: Something new by someone who doesn't understand English.

Competency: Competence, as described by the incompetent.

1 comment:

DJ said...

I like the Kathy Shaidle line that 'social justice' is the use of unworkable solutions to imaginary problems