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Old 6th October 2020, 09:27 PM   #801
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Old 7th October 2020, 06:17 AM   #803
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Old 7th October 2020, 06:28 AM   #804
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At this point Trump is his own best metaphor. There's nothing that you could call Trump that would be worse or more appropriate than "Trump."
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Old 7th October 2020, 06:29 AM   #805
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Old 7th October 2020, 07:32 AM   #806
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
At this point Trump is his own best metaphor. There's nothing that you could call Trump that would be worse or more appropriate than "Trump."
Dude, that's what I said on page 2 of this thread in July 2018.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
Dude, that's what I said on page 2 of this thread in July 2018.
Same here some time back, but it's going to take a while, I think, before it settles in by itself, as such names as McCarthy or Quisling have.
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Old 7th October 2020, 12:12 PM   #809
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Now that got a laugh out of me!
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Old 8th October 2020, 08:06 AM   #810
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Old 8th October 2020, 10:32 AM   #811
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Trumpian. That's a pretty nice word, trumpian, an adjective that puts together the vast array of repulsive traits that the gibbering orange creature personifies. That's a word that needs to be popularized, trumpian. A trmpian policy, that trumpian person, checking that trumpian impulse.

That is one actual contribution this freeloading crook will have made. Given a new word rich in nuance to the English language.
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Old 8th October 2020, 10:48 AM   #812
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I enjoy both puns and, sometimes, sarcasm. What I don't enjoy is the seemingly intentional oppositional and argumentative position that some posters seem to take on almost every occasion.
It's being-hit-on-the-head lessons in here.
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Old 8th October 2020, 11:27 AM   #813
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Originally Posted by bruto View Post
Same here some time back, but it's going to take a while, I think, before it settles in by itself, as such names as McCarthy or Quisling have.
I hear no-trump is now the most popular bid in contract bridge.
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Old 8th October 2020, 11:44 AM   #814
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Originally Posted by Chanakya View Post
Trumpian. That's a pretty nice word, trumpian, an adjective that puts together the vast array of repulsive traits that the gibbering orange creature personifies. That's a word that needs to be popularized, trumpian. A trmpian policy, that trumpian person, checking that trumpian impulse.

That is one actual contribution this freeloading crook will have made. Given a new word rich in nuance to the English language.
It's been used for quite some time now.
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Old 8th October 2020, 11:49 AM   #815
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
It's been used for quite some time now.

Not surprising. But really? Other than in discussions like this?


eta: Yep, references aplenty in Google. Not quite of the Quisling category though. And apparently sometimes used to refer to Trump-cultists, rather than Trump-like qualities.

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Old 13th October 2020, 01:33 PM   #817
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Old 15th October 2020, 05:40 AM   #818
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I'm totally stealing this.
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No hablo español (at least not very well), but it's about the similarities between Trump and other Banana Republic dictators.
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Old 21st October 2020, 02:25 PM   #821
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No hablo español (at least not very well), but it's about the similarities between Trump and other Banana Republic dictators.
Bueno. Muy bien hecho.
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Old 21st October 2020, 02:32 PM   #822
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Oh, and while we're on the topic, Trump is just English for Castro. <-- pretend I said that in Spanish.
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Old 21st October 2020, 05:37 PM   #823
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Oh, and while we're on the topic, Trump is just English for Castro. <-- pretend I said that in Spanish.
Well...
"Castro" means "castle".
"Trump" is just a fart.
But a good ad nonetheless.
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Old 21st October 2020, 11:59 PM   #824
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Well...
"Castro" means "castle".
"Trump" is just a fart.
But a good ad nonetheless.
Um...no. Castillo is castle.
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Old 22nd October 2020, 02:24 AM   #825
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Um...no. Castillo is castle.
In some languages Castle is Castillo. In other languages Castle can be many other words.

But Castro can really only be interpreted as Castle.
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Old 22nd October 2020, 02:39 AM   #826
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Castro did become a "petty and compulsive tyrant" * of course, but in his early days he was an able guerrilla leader for a cause bigger than himself and he certainly didn't lack personal courage.

I think think comparison with Trump is probably unfair to Castro.

I guess that ad is aimed at Florida in particular though, will it resonate there?


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Originally Posted by DevilsAdvocate View Post
In some languages Castle is Castillo. In other languages Castle can be many other words.

But Castro can really only be interpreted as Castle.
A 'castro' is a fort in English, not a castle.
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Old 22nd October 2020, 12:32 PM   #828
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
A 'castro' is a fort in English, not a castle.
Maybe English is not his forte?
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I came across "Shambling sh*tgibbon of death" in a comments section of a Guardian article. It doesn't really roll off the tongue, but has a certain something about it.
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Dr. Keith called Giuliani "Deeptuck" in another thread which really gave me a laugh. Not a Trump nickname but nonetheless, worthy of a mention here.
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"President" Trump. Thr Prez in quotes. Actual quotes, when written. Air quotes if spoken. Always the quotes. Never without. Not even when, say, a reporter asks something of Trump: As "President", what would you .... whatver?

Saw this in a post in the other thread. This ought to be adopted, wholesale.
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