"sacrifice" = ?
From the BBC
The BBC was told by a senior administration source that the speech setting out changes in Mr Bush's Iraq policy is likely to come in the middle of next week.
Its central theme will be sacrifice.
Here's what it boils down to:
- If you are in the military (or National Guard), "sacrifice" = "risking life and limb"
- For everybody else, "sacrifice" = "giving Bush a free hand for two more years"
This is one of those that came out of nowhere last night.
So blew me away that I immediately sacrificed 1,000 oxen just like Pythagoras did when he came up with his Theorem.
"Here's this week's episode of.....
Axiomatic Truths Of The Universe Theater:
"Every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings."
"Every time you masturbate, God kills a kitten."
And, of course, the most immutable, axiomatic TRUTH of them ALL:
Every time George W. Bush utters the word:
another American will
We're sacrificing, all right: sacrificing freedom at home; sacrificing our futures.