Thursday, May 05, 2005

On A Terrible Word

There are some words you hate. The New York Times uses one of them in an article about the proposed Texas law that would prevent cheerleaders from dancing too provacatively:
But the Texas House of Representatives, concerned that high school cheerleading is becoming too raunchy, has approved a bill that would allow state education officials to prohibit "overtly sexually suggestive" cheering and drill team routines.
Its only redeeming quality is that it sounds just like what it is denoting.


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