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OH, PULLEEZE, SAVE US FROM CHOKING ON MEDIA-MARINATED CATCHPHRASES

During the fall campaign, Bob Dole said on TV that General Motors has been replaced as the nation's largest employer by a temp agency, and he asked, "That's a good economy? I don't think so." You don't have to be running for President to be fond of tossing off that pat rejoinder. The police in Madison, Wisconsin, for example, reported that when they ordered a young scofflaw to approach their squad car, he replied, "I don't think so," and tried to run. (The cops caught him by his fanny pack.)

If pols and petty criminals use the same buzzphrases these days,...

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