From: Samantha Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 00:08:38 MST
Mike Lorrey wrote:
> John Clark wrote:
> > This is my top 10 list of odious phrases for 2001. My criteria is that they
> > must be used in polite society and seem to many to be perfectly acceptable
> > but to me seem incorrect, insipid, evil, stupid, or just never used to support
> > a position I agree with.
> > #10) You can't cry FIRE in a crowded theater.
> > #9) A huge quantum leap.
> > #8) Life is sacred.
> > #7) The exception proves the rule.
> > #6) level the playing field.
> > #5) Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
> > #4) Almost infinite.
> > #3) Free will.
> > #2) There must be a reason it's random.
> > and the most odious phrase of 2001
> > #1) God wants.
> Ah, you forgot: "It's for the Children!"
You also forgot my own all-time favorite "if you're against that
then you are for terrorism"
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