Monday, July 19, 2010

Quote of the Day


"‘Refudiate,’ ‘misunderestimate,’ ‘wee-wee’d up.’ English is a living language. Shakespeare liked to coin new words too. Got to celebrate it!"

-- Sarah Palin via Twitter, defending her ongoing use of words that don't actually exist

Over the weekend, she used Twitter to call on "peaceful Muslims" to "pls refudiate" acts of terrorism like the one that brought down the World Trade Center.

Yes, Sarah, you ignorant buffoon -- the English language is a living thing.

And you're fucking killing it.

20 comments:

B8ovin said...

May I caption: CUN-TASTIC!

Anonymous said...

You know she felt terribly clever when some poor misguided intern came up with this bullshit to cover her stupidity.

SP: "Oh I was being Shakespeare-ish? Nifty!"

brite said...

Why? Why? Why won't she go away? What is wrong with (some) of the people in your country?
Really, I just don't get it, beyond the guilty laughing at someone who is obviously retarded.

Mozglubov said...

The difference is, when intelligent people make up words they aren't just pulling them out of their ass... they are basing them off of something intelligent (usually either Latin or just extending the rules of the language to make a new grammatical form of an existing word, like Asimov's coining of 'robotics' in 1941).

Anonymous said...

Ebert said best: "Urgent to @SarahPalinUSA: Shakespeare would have rather died that 'coin' the meaningless non-word 'misunderestimate.'"

VOTAR said...

I can't resist pointing out that we are discussing her TWITTER TWEET, in the comment section of a BLOG.

Don't you just <3 @ the epic uber irony?

ROTFLMFAO

Le Penseur said...

I just can't believe that she had the ovaries to compare herself with Shakespeare.

Chez said...

It's only a matter of time before we elect whichever candidate has the most Facebook friends.

Alanna said...

Unpack your adjectives... Ms. Palinomics.

Chez said...

You know what the most offensive thing about this is, though? Just those close to Bush began using the word "noo-kyu-lur" in an effort to make his butchering of the word seem completely normal -- you just know that the idiots on the right will now begin slipping "refudiate" into regular conversation. Because this fuckwit is bulletproof in their eyes.

oskar said...

Is it just me, or does Palin look more & more like The Joker (Jack Nicholson version) with each passing month?

Benoît from Ottawa said...

Chez @ 12:45 is (shudder) probably correct. As for "noocular", it goes back to Eisenhower, according to wiki. Unexpungeable, or unexpungerbil, something suchlike.

At least 'you guys' don't misunderappreciate that treasure of a likeable Ann Coulter that is Sarah Palin. It's like a Miss America promising to become prez. (shudder redux)

Man, we haven't stopped living in interesting times for quite a while now. I say 'we' 'cause I live, what, 43 miles from the U.S., as the crow barks. Like a lot of Canadians.

Chez said...

The Joker was smart.

toastie said...

Sometimes Twitter is a force for good. see #famousmovielinesviaPalin

Trixi said...

The woman obviously has a self-defecating sense of humor.

Sheriff Bart said...

Thumb goes where?

toastie said...

Palin: Of course I know that Africa is incontinent!

Fred said...

I was thinking about what the best way to blow a load in her face would be and I realized that delivered by a bazooka might be a good start.

KLS said...

It's incidents like this that remind me of Oswald Bates; Damon Wayans' character on "In Living Color" who, as a self-ascribed poet for the oppressed, invented his own high-falutin' albeit incorrect words.

Except he was funny.

Le Penseur said...

Sarah Palin's mangling of the English language is the reason Oksana went to sleep and didn't blow Mel. It's also the reason she's been such a bitch when he's been so fucking nice.