Boondoggle

One blogger’s personal bridge to nowhere

He is can talk big full sentences

Andy Borowitz has found a problem that Barack Obama may not be able to get over.

According to presidential historian Davis Logsdon of the University of Minnesota, some Americans might find it “alienating” to have a President who speaks English as if it were his first language.

“Every time Obama opens his mouth, his subjects and verbs are in agreement,” says Mr. Logsdon.  “If he keeps it up, he is running the risk of sounding like an elitist.”

The historian said that if Mr. Obama insists on using complete sentences in his speeches, the public may find itself saying, “Okay, subject, predicate, subject predicate – we get it, stop showing off.”

Once he threw in a past participle and — no, say it ain’t so — a gerundial phrase, I knew I’d had enough.

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November 20, 2008 - Posted by | Humor |

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