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  • a fairly innocuous action likely to bring about punishment that is seriously beyond reasonable proportion

    March 13, 2009

  • Any examples, g&b?

    March 13, 2009

  • Well, like the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoe at President Bush an received a three year prison sentence for it. That's what inspired the term.

    Or as when my 3rd grade daughter gave a few chewable vitamin C tabs to a few of her classmates and was suspended from school for three days.

    Ooo I just realized the spelling should have been 'alzaidi' not alzeidi'.

    March 23, 2009