The Americans’ use of language

I can’t help it, I am in awe of the way some Americans use words.

I just love "corporate sock puppet". What a terrific way to describe a politician who’s in the pocket of big business.

This post was sparked off by the Save the Internet folks today.

Before you mention it, I know the term’s not new. (The earliest mention I can find is 2002.) But it tickles me every time I see it.

Effective communication. Do they learn this stuff at school in America?

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