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More than two shakes is a crime, is it not?

Yesterday Mr Rudd used the slang expression "fair shake of the sauce bottle, mate" three times in a television interview with Sky News.
http://www.abcscience.net.au/news/stories/2009/06/10/2594427.htm?site=local

And it seems most werdsmiths agree that it's not even a real saying - a mixed metaphor. What a goose.

Goose? Rat, more like.


Rat indeed. Right from the get-go, back when he was just a senior shadow minister – and back when I used to waste time gabbing on political forums – it was obvious to me that he was just a slimy act. Then, when he worked his way up the rankings…

“Look, Labor’s prolly gonna win this but are you sure you want this slimy, lying, manufactured fuck instead of Johnny?” Be careful what you wish for, and awl dat.

But the screaming dweebs were having none of it, I was deluded, I was a concern troll, I was a Liberal stooge.

Good to see he’s getting called on it at last. I can understand the left wing tweety birds missing the obvious, but why didn’t the MSM pick up on it earlier? Surely political commentators aren’t that dumb, that they just had bigger beat ups to beat up at the time? Surely?

Rat, slimy, lying, manufactured, and I'll chuck in worm, which is doing a disservice to every slimy, lying, manufactured, wormy rat.

Then there's the other associated descriptor: cunning.

Right from the moment Rudd Rat started referring to Howard as "a clever politician" you knew we had another "even cleverer politician" on our hands.

What's always amazed me is that Rudd could get away with indirectly pinning Howard as cunning when, by any measure, Rudd was 10 times cunninger.

Be interesting to see how long he can pull it off.

I think a Blackadder (Baldrick, to be precise) quote would be appropriate here: "as cunning as a fox who's just been appointed Professor of Cunning at Oxford University".

An even more apt quote would be this exchange:

Blackadder: Baldrick, I have a very, very, very cunning plan.
Baldrick: Is it as cunning as a fox what used to be Professor of Cunning at Oxford University but has moved on, and is now working for the UN at the High Commission of International Cunning Planning?
Blackadder: Yes, it is.
Baldrick: Mm... That's cunning!

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