I’m retiring a word (tomcruise) in favour of a better word (obliviot)

Since I first heard the word dumbass, I've been a fan. It is delightful way to describe silly human behaviour. However, I retired it in 2006 because some people take offence at it. For one thing, it ends in an ass, which doesn't mean donkey. That has the potential for tripping up web filters and … Continue reading I’m retiring a word (tomcruise) in favour of a better word (obliviot)

Angelo Bagnasco is an obliviot

Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco, the head of Italy's bishops, is this month's obliviot for comparing a bill that would grant rights to same-sex couples to allowing incest and paedophilia. La Repubblica newspaper reported his comments at a meeting of Roman Catholic church employees: "Why say no to forms of legally recognised co-habitation which create alternatives to … Continue reading Angelo Bagnasco is an obliviot