Posts tagged "euphemisms"
In her post on November 2 “The worst people ever to set foot inside Costco today’” ChicagoNow blogger Julie-Hammervision has this to say, “Costco was nucking futs today.” I won’t say that Julie lacks guts For pulling her punches with “nucking futs.” I’ll only observe that spoonerisms Are not effective euphemisms.
In Sunday’s Trib sports section, Steve Rosenbloom wrote a stinging column about Bears coach, Lovie Smith. If I got it right, Rosenbloom thinks Smith is a guy who’s on a power trip and any player who questions his decisions—e.g. safety Chris Harris—will get his walking papers. I wouldn’t want to challenge Rosenbloom on his opinion.... Read more »