Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Deconstructing the Media

The other day, the NY Post devoted a full page to "Tomkat's" new baby. At the head of the article was a photo of an SUV with the caption, "One of several SUVs used to fool photographers outside the Los Angeles hospital where Katie Holmes gave birth."

Of course, the caption could have more truthfully read, "The particular decoy SUV that fooled the Post's photographer..."

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Euphemisms II

It's not just abortion where these euphemisms bug me either. I think it is sometimes OK to euthanize your pet, but... you did not "...