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Sunday, August 12, 2007

Bushism - Things that Bush Say

A Bushism is any of a number of peculiar words, phrases, pronunciations, malapropisms, semantic or linguistic errors and gaffes that have occurred in the public speaking of United States President George W. Bush

  1. "Rarely is the question asked, is our children learning?"
  2. "I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully."
  3. "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."
  4. "Make no mistake about it, I understand how tough it is, sir. I talk to families who die."
  5. "I think that the vice president is a person reflecting a half-glass-full mentality."
  6. "You're working hard to put food on your family."
  7. "... able to make a living and ... put more money on the table."
  8. "Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across the country."
  9. "Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."
  10. "This is still a dangerous world. It's a world of madmen and uncertainty and potential mential losses."
  11. "They misunderestimated ..."
  12. "There's an old saying in Tennessee—I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee—that says: fool me once, shame on ... (long pause) shame on you? (long pause) Fool me - you can't get fooled again."
  13. "You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test."
  14. "It seemed like to me they based some of their decisions on the word of ... people that had been trained in some instances to disassemble—that means not tell the truth."
  15. "Africa is a nation that suffers incredible disease."
  16. "We cannot let terrorists and rogue nations hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile"
  17. "Nigeria is an important continent."
  18. "A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls."

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