PUBLIC ADDRESS 23/11/05 - Most Egregious Examples
Egregious Examples | Nov 23, 2005 09:21
Russell Brown's Hard News
Cushla McKinney alerted me to the list of the 10 "most egregious examples of politically correct language found in 2005
by the Global Language Monitor in its annual global survey," whose carefully contrived novelty value has earned it any
amount of internation press in the past week...
New Zealand's Most Wanted | Nov 23, 2005 09:19
GUEST: David Haywood
Wayne Mapp must be feeling pretty peeved right now. Imagine being appointed the Opposition's top bovver boy, only to be
trumped by Winston Peters a mere month later. It doesn't seem fair. Particularly since Winston isn't even a member of
the Opposition - except in his own mind, of course...
Reading Between The Lines | Nov 23, 2005 09:08
David Slack on his own account
How devout a Muslim is Michelle Leslie? How much distortion do you have to apply to a story to come up with a headline
that that declares: Ministers First in Queue for Flu Pills? How stupid would you feel to discover to your great surprise
that the other half of...
Yellow on the inside front cover | Nov 23, 2005 09:06
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok
"Yolk is being the yellow surrounded by white. Yolk is also the 'centre of life' of an egg," writes Lincoln Tan in the
inaugural issue of Auckland's newest 'Asian youth' publication. Presumably, the white stuff surrounding this yellow
centre is the crappy tasteless stuff no-one's interested in.*...