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Thursday, May 26, 2005

let’s all catapult the propoganda

this is a phrase i’ve never heard before, and something just doesn’t seem right about it…

See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.

for some values of “propoganda” and, of course, some version of reality.

Main Entry: 2catapult
Function: verb
transitive senses : to throw or launch by or as if by a catapult
intransitive senses : to become catapulted

Main Entry: pro·pa·gan·da
Function: noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Congregatio de propaganda fide Congregation for propagating the faith, organization established by Pope Gregory XV died 1623
1 capitalized : a congregation of the Roman curia having jurisdiction over missionary territories and related institutions
2 : the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person
3 : ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one’s cause or to damage an opposing cause; also : a public action having such an effect.

posted by roj at 4:31 am