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Doc Searls points to this Terry Jones (Monty Python) article in the Telegraph which gets right to the heart of the problem with our present "war on terrorism" which, as far as I can tell, is not actually a "war" nor particularly on "terrorism."

WHAT really alarms me about President Bush's "war on terrorism" is the grammar. How do you wage war on an abstract noun? It's rather like bombing murder.
It's about time for the comedians to take some whacks at this thing (although Jones' article is quite serious.)
- jim 1-03-2002 2:14 pm [link] [5 comments]