Thursday, June 23, 2005

The last throes of Dick Cheney

Did he really just say that?
If you look at the dictionary definition of 'throes,' it can still be a violent period.

The Webster's Defense -- always a winner. [Don't have a tscript yet. From interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer].

And in case you were wondering: throe n. 1. Extreme pain; a violent pang; anguish 2. Agonized struggle or effort.

Background here.

UPDATE: Video is online here. Part II. Part III. Part IV. Transcript here. Watch it. Here's the exact 'dictionary' quote.
If you look at what the dictionary says about ‘throes,’ it can still be a, you know, a violent period. The throes of a revolution.


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