Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Quote of the Day
"From a strictly lexical interpretation of the different contexts in which Palin has used 'refudiate,' we have concluded that neither 'refute' nor 'repudiate' seems consistently precise, and that 'refudiate' more or less stands on its own, suggesting a general sense of 'reject.'"
-- Statement from the New Oxford American Dictionary, rationalizing its seemingly inexplicable decision to choose Sarah Palin's completely made-up word "refudiate" as its word of the year
You know, when smart people begin caving to the barrage of demands from unbelievably dumb people, that tells you we're well into Idiocracy territory.