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    Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

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    Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut - Yahoo! News

    "The former governor used the word in a Twitter message last summer, calling on "peaceful Muslims" to "refudiate" a planned mosque near the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York. When critics pounced on the made-up verb, Palin deleted the Tweet and replaced it with one that called on Muslims to "refute" the site — even though that usage made no sense, either, since to refute is to prove something to be untrue.

    But in a release today, the New Oxford American Dictionary defended Palin's use of the word. "From a strictly lexical interpretation of the different contexts in which Palin has used 'refudiate,' we have concluded that neither 'refute' nor 'repudiate' seems consistently precise, and that 'refudiate' more or less stands on its own, suggesting a general sense of 'reject,' " the New Oxford American Dictionary said in a press release."


    Yeah I want her running the country, bleh!

    I think we already have an adequate word - renounce or repudiate which she probably meant to say but was to stupid.

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renounce

    re·nounce verb \ri-ˈnau̇n(t)s\
    re·nouncedre·nounc·ing
    Definition of RENOUNCEtransitive verb
    1: to give up, refuse, or resign usually by formal declaration <renounce his errors>
    2: to refuse to follow, obey, or recognize any further : repudiate <renounce the authority of the church>
    intransitive verb

    1: to make a renunciation
    2: to fail to follow suit in a card game
    — re·nounce·ment\-ˈnau̇n(t)s-mənt\ noun
    — re·nounc·er noun
    Examples of RENOUNCE
    Many of his former supporters have renounced him.
    He renounced his old way of life.
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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    I wouldn't vote for her irregardless of her vocabulary.

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    I'm pretty sure I invented the word cromulent.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Saboteur View Post
    I think we already have an adequate word - renounce or repudiate which she probably meant to say but was to stupid.


    Just gotta point out the irony here ...

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Coronado View Post
    I wouldn't vote for her irregardless of her vocabulary.
    Doubt that anyone that voted for Obama has a lot of room to talk about Palin's qualifications to be President. Obama supporters seem to buy his rhetoric which they valued higher than his resume and now even more than his results. I would take Palin in a heartbeat over the empty suit we have in the WH.

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Coronado View Post


    Just gotta point out the irony here ...
    Yeah my grammar sucks

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Doubt that anyone that voted for Obama has a lot of room to talk about Palin's qualifications to be President. Obama supporters seem to buy his rhetoric which they valued higher than his resume and now even more than his results. I would take Palin in a heartbeat over the empty suit we have in the WH.
    ... and the joke went right over his head.

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Doubt that anyone that voted for Obama has a lot of room to talk about Palin's qualifications to be President.
    Speaking of room to talk... shutup. Sarah Palin is a barbie who plays the "I'm just like you" game for disaffected Americans who have a lack of understanding of what exactly running a country entails.

    Obama supporters seem to buy his rhetoric which they valued higher than his resume and now even more than his results.
    He inherited a presidency following an 8 year period that may have set in motion the end of American greatness. Eat that one.

    I would take Palin in a heartbeat over the empty suit we have in the WH.
    That empty suit is probably trying to run this country with both hands tied behind his back by thugs with interests in controlling the government to their business ends. He does not want to end up crossing someone and getting ----- politically destroyed.

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by SE102 View Post
    That empty suit is probably trying to run this country with both hands tied behind his back by thugs with interests in controlling the government to their business ends. He does not want to end up crossing someone and getting ----- politically destroyed.
    So, you're saying his political career is more important than properly running the country? Tell us somethig we don't already know.

    BTW, how many words has Obama invented?

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    Re: Sarah Palin coins ‘word of the year,’ books boffo cable debut

    Quote Originally Posted by Coronado View Post
    ... and the joke went right over his head.
    Unfortunately the American people are experiencing the joke that the majority elected in the WH. Those that voted for Barack Obama have no businesses focusing on anyone else's rhetoric or qualifications for President. Obama made qualifications irrelevant.

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