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rolig commented on the word why we have editors
feel free to send him over to mine!
November 24, 2008
bilby commented on the word why we have editors
Bullitt in wardrobe and under bed drawers for storage in each bedroom
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Hey, how'd Steve McQueen end up in my room?!
November 23, 2008
frindley commented on the word why we have editors
We have editors so that Mozart doesn't die in 1792 more than once a year. Or maybe that's why we have proofreaders.
What bothers me in the phrase you quoted, c_b, apart from the misspelling, is the use of the verb "perform", as if genocide was a party trick. I'd say "carried out".
mollusque commented on the word why we have editors
*Relieved* (Note what my least favorite word is.)
chained_bear commented on the word why we have editors
It was used on purpose because it was a text about Bosnia, where the phrase was coined; it had already been explained that it was a euphemism.
reesetee commented on the word why we have editors
Not to mention. But that comes later, after they learn how to spell.
November 22, 2008
Not to mention that "ethnic cleansing" is a euphemism for genocide.
dimã©lion commented on the word why we have editors
Here's an example: "... preformed ethnic cleansing..."
Editor Note: Please spell "performed" correctly.
I'm just gonna post them all here.
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