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    JPaul's Avatar Fat Secret Agent
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    Fantastic, thanks for that.

    However "The “insurgents” in Iraq aren’t really “insurging.” They are blowing up large numbers of random people" one has to wonder just how random a person can be

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    vidcc's Avatar there is no god
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    I Have noticed this "morphing" a lot with political speak. Not so much with the silly examples given to name the window cleaner.

    it’s an election with no Democrats, in one of the whitest states in the union, where rich candidates pay $35 for your votes. Or, as Republicans call it, their vision for the future.

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    ICE in England is "In Case of Emergency".. its a telephone number on the mobile phone

    IT strategic sourcing analyst .... I'd hardly call being able to use Excel as "Computer Progammer"


    However, on the jist... spot on

    An It Harm None, Do What You Will

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    In passing reference to a somewhat blunt mutual friend and colleague one of my erstwhile work chums said "now there is someone who calls a spade .... a fucking shovel"

    Direct and to the point has its merits.
    Cogito cogito ergo cogito sum


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    Busyman's Avatar Use Logic Or STFU!!!
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    Good post j2!!

    I call all of that jargon BULLSHIT.

    If enough use it, the words (or uh phrases) make into general accepted reference material.


    I love direct talk and not this marketing shit talk that is pushed upon us.

    I seen to remember a similar thread like this sometime back. Weird.
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