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In other swamp news

This is one of those items that would seem like a big deal in any other administration, but it's just part of the daily shitstorm out of this WH:

SENATE
LYNDA BLANCHARD, AMBASSADOR TO SLOVENIA: Voting 54 for and 40 against, the Senate on July 18 confirmed Lynda Blanchard of Montgomery, Ala., as U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia. Blanchard is co-founder of a real estate investment firm and a non-profit for helping impoverished children in the United States and developing countries, and she is also known for circulating murderous conspiracy theories about Bill and Hillary Clinton on Facebook. A Republican Party donor, she received her ambassadorial nomination in June 2018 after her husband, John, donated more than $500,000 to the Trump inaugural fund, according to NBC News.

A yes vote was to confirm the nominee.
Posted by jayschool2013 | Sun Jul 21, 2019, 09:10 AM (3 replies)

Grammar tip when writing about Twitler

If you're trying to describe a single motherfucker who is both a racist and a piece of shit, there are some basic rules to follow:

1) Motherfucker is, indeed, a compound noun, so it is a single word: "motherfucker," as is the gerund/adjective "motherfucking," as in "The president of the United States is a motherfucking racist," or "The president of the United States is a motherfucker."
2) "Racist" can be used as both a noun and an adjective, so its placement in your sentence depends on how you use it: "The motherfucking president is a racist," and "The president is a motherfucking racist" are both correct, as is "The racist president is a motherfucker."
3) "Piece of shit" is different from both "motherfucking" and "racist" because as a compound adjective used before the noun it modifies, it needs hyphenation. As a noun, "piece of shit" needs no extra hyphenation: "The president is a piece of shit" is fine, but you need to write "The piece-of-shit president is a motherfucking racist" with the hyphens indicating its role as an adjective.
4) If you want to use both "piece of shit" as a predicate adjective and "motherfucking" and "racist" as adjectives before the noun, you need a comma to separate what are called "adjectives of equal rank": "The President is a motherfucking, racist piece of shit." (Thanks, Roland99!)



Posted by jayschool2013 | Mon Jul 15, 2019, 12:55 PM (92 replies)
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