Friday, October 31, 2008

Is diplomacy in the lexicon?

Commenter "funnyme" responds to an Obama-McCain discussion on the Napa Valley Register's website:

Is the word "Diplomacy" in a TERRORIST's dictionary?

No, it's not.

Uh, yes, it is.

Friday, October 24, 2008

moral compass – noun

A guidance mechanism that indicates which direction is morally right, so that one can plot the course he wishes to take and tack accordingly.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

can – verb

Occurs in at least one of an infinite number of possible worlds (but not necessarily in the actual one).

voter – noun

1. A node in a causal nexus that begins with visual and audible stimuli and ends with an arm pulling a lever.

2. A celebrant in a collective prayer for public relief.

appraisal – noun

The rigorous computation of a property's value based on a careful weighing of equivalently inflated comparables.

Monday, October 20, 2008

exaggerated – adjective

Politically damning, but generally unknown.

normalcy – noun

The state of being as dysfunctional as usual.

home — noun

A structured investment vehicle.

I think the Inland Empire needs an agricultural adjustment company. If you remember, Roosevelt recognized - I think somewhat incorrectly - that if we had to plow crops under in order to be able to raise the price of crops. ...

We need to like plow over the Inland Empire, because there's so many more homes. And the homebuilders have way too much inventory.
-- Jim Cramer