Saturday, March 27, 2010

Wordplay and worse

The soul descends to hades? or, the Seoul descends to finnan Haddies?

Check these out from www.topix.net: 'China has suspect in Japan tainted dumpling case'; 'EU approves Bailout Loans for Greece', "German Chancellor Angela Merkel..."; 'Google's corporate site hacked, displays Chinese'; 'Former Cold War foes US, Russia to slash nukes'; 'All your base are belong to Facebook'; 'Taiwan to stay on alert over South Korean ship sinking: President Ma'; 'China's build-up is affecting regional military balance: USA'.

When is pseudointellectualism also universal? when the back door is just another door.