Tuesday, December 27, 2005

White (House) Lies

So hard to say "Lie"... Today's WaPo: White House Prevarications

Here, journos - I saved you a trip to the Thesaurus:

LIE: aspersion, backbiting, calumniation, calumny, complete distortion of the facts, corker, deceit, deception, defamation, detraction, dishonesty, disinformation, distortion, evasion, fable, fabrication, falsehood, falseness, falsification, falsity, fib, fiction, fish story, forgery, fraudulence, guile, hyperbole, inaccuracy, invention, libel, mendacity, misrepresentation, misstatement, myth, obloquy, perjury, prevarication, revilement, reviling, slander, subterfuge, tale, tall story, terminological inexactitude, vilification, white lie, whopper

Courtesy of Thesaurus.com. Expect to see the media talking about 'terminological inexactitude, obloquy and mendacity loooong before you will ever hear them utter the 'L' word.


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