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  • n. Plural form of Bushism.


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  • This, after eight years of George W. Bush's projectile stream of malapropisms, mispronunciations, sentence fragments, and the cottage industry that made a fortune out of calendars, posters, and t-shirts that displayed the latest Bushisms, is hilarious.

    You're Kidding

  • Of all the so-called Bushisms, which is number one?

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2009

  • Bush is a running theme in the film and so are 'Bushisms' -- verbal slip-ups in his speeches -- that have gained notoriety during his eight-year presidency.

    Screen News

  • We’d have to call em Palinisms eventually, but Bushisms is already universally understood [unlike the Bush doctrine, which Sarah Palin had to be educated about].

    2008 October 24 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The message from Bush was pre-recorded, no doubt to avoid any embarrassing Bushisms, which is kind of embarrassing in itself.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • With us now in the first month of the year 2009 I really cannot think of anything less imaginative than compiling a comprehensive list of so-called Bushisms and then passing it off as an original article.

    Must try harder

  • And a little something extra: a compilation of his fave video clips, including a "best of" Bushisms, which is laugh out loud hilarious.

    Mary Ann Akers: My Scoop on Spingate

  • †Bush became something of a laughingstock among East Coast liberals for endless gaffes that became known as Bushisms—all of which only endeared him further to his constituency.

    House of Bush, House of Saud

  • For years, Slate has published a regular feature called Bushisms: a collection of the often mangle, sometimes just weird utterings of President George W. Bush.

    John Gushue . . . Dot Dot Dot

  • Bush is so damn full of gaffes that there's a whole book of "Bushisms" to prove it.

    Your Right Hand Thief


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