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Uploaded on Jan 20, 2009

BUSHISMS

President George Bush is funny


The top stupidest things president George W Bush ever said

The term Bushism is a neologism that refers to a number of peculiar words, phrases, pronunciations, malapropisms, and semantic or linguistic errors that have occurred in the public speaking of United States President George W. Bush and, before that, of his father George H. W. Bush, a former United States president. The term has become part of popular folklore and is the basis of a number of websites and published books. It is often used to caricature the two presidents. Common characteristics include malapropisms, the creation of neologisms, and spoonerisms.

This occasional misuse of the English language in formal and public speeches has spawned several books that documenting the statements.

General
"They misunderestimated me." —Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000
"There's an old saying in Tennessee — I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled again." —Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2002
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream." —LaCrosse, Wis., Oct. 18, 2000
"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully." —Saginaw, Mich., Sept. 29, 2000
"Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB-GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across this country." —Poplar Bluff, Mo., Sept. 6, 2004
"This thaw—took a while to thaw, it's going to take a while to unthaw."—Alexandria, La., Oct. 20, 2008
"Before I arrived in President, During I arrived in President" December 1, 2008
"I want to thank my friend, Senator Bill Frist, for joining us today. He married a Texas girl, I want you to know. Karyn is with us. A West Texas girl, just like me." --Nashville, Tennessee, May 27, 2004
"I'm telling you there's an enemy that would like to attack America, Americans, again. There just is. That's the reality of the world. And I wish him all the very best." --White House, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 2009
"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it." May 5, 2000

Foreign Affairs
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." —Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004
"For a century and a half now, America and Japan have formed one of the great and enduring alliances of modern times." --Tokyo, Feb. 18, 2002
"And they have no disregard for human life."—Describing the brutality of Afghan fighters, Washington, D.C., July 15, 2008
"There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead." --Washington D.C., May 11, 2001
"The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorise himself." --Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 29, 2003
"Free societies are hopeful societies. And free societies will be allies against these hateful few who have no conscience, who kill at the whim of a hat." --Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 2004
"The best way to defeat this enemy in the long run is to deny them the recruiting tools, that are and-and recruiterments made possible by resentment." --November 2007

Economics
"I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family." —Greater Nashua, N.H., Jan. 27, 2000
"I understand small business growth. I was one." New York Daily News, February 19, 2000

Education
"Rarely is the questioned asked: Is our children learning?" --Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000
"As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured." --George W. Bush, on the No Child Left Behind Act, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 2007
"Reading is the basics for all learning." --Reston, Virginia, 28 March, 2000
"You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test." --Townsend, Tennessee, 21 February, 2001

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