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  • v. Present participle of lampoon.

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Examples

  • An underappreciated counterpart to French silent-film hero Georges M é li è s, de Chom ó n took a special, proto-Surrealist pleasure in lampooning the young 20th century's rapid technological progress: in The Electric Hotel a stop-motion house comes alive, as luggage self-packs, letters home write themselves, and a massive control panel (an inspiration to Tati's Playtime?) makes furniture waltz.

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  • In this book, Al Franken, who has no fear about wading into shark-infested waters, pulls no punches in lampooning Rush and his cohorts on the lunatic fringe of Republican conservatism.

    Think Progress » Limbaugh compares Pelosi to a terrorist for saying passing health care is more important than re-election.

  • It's called lampooning and is a means of showing contempt, derision and distaste. el_dude00 wrote: Well I must tip my faded old Broncos cap in the general direction of coach Dennsion and coach Turner.

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  • The man behind LINDSAY LOHAN's hilarious online love hunt insists the actress was a joy to work with - and she came to him with the idea of lampooning the tabloid stories about her.

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  • Fiore's app, NewsToons (which is now available in the App Store), was not the first to be nixed by Apple censors for "lampooning" public personalities -- the caricatures of senators and congressmen in the BobbleRep were deemed "objectionable" by Apple.

    Apple BANS Apps That Criticize Public Figures

  • It's kind of lampooning his tendency to lecture and speechify...

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  • Tilden as governor and "lampooning" him as a candidate for the presidency, pronounced Packard's title as good as Hayes's, and declared the President's "objectionable and dishonourable" record consisted not in the withdrawal of the troops but in bargaining with

    A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3

  • A day after warning the media with 'Shiv Sena-type attacks' if it did not stop publication of cartoons and caricatures 'lampooning' the statehood movement, Mr. Rao sought the cooperation of the print and electronic media in continuing the struggle for separate Telangana.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • He doesn't deserve this kind of lampooning and cartooning from either the media or from within the sections of the BJP.

    Zee News : India National

  • Thanks for those links :) Obviously I assumed they were 'lampooning' the sort of show I mentioned I'll use the word lampoon at any given opportunity...) it just seems a bit of a random one to choose!

    Fuzz of a Paul-less nature...

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