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Saturday, May 22, 2004

Good luck

We declared war on terror. We declared war on terror—it’s not even a noun, so, good luck. After we defeat it, I’m sure we’ll take on that bastard ennui.
Jon Stewart to the William and Mary class of 2004.

4 comments:

Erin Keenan said...

But terror *is* a noun!

Patrick Logan said...

Yes, I know. I thought that was funny, coming from a William and Mary alumnus.

Erin Keenan said...

Ah, OK. I couldn't tell if you were posting for the political sentiment or the grammatical schadenfreude. :)

(Speaking of which, from the paragraph above the excerpt: "...you’ve outdid us"?!)

Joe said...

I think he meant "proper noun", like "Osama bin Laden", "Al Qaeda" or "Afghanistan".

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