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4 Responses to "Book News for Tuesday, May 26, 2009"
May 27, 2009 at 11:56 PM
How about Eden-esque? I know there was no cigar involved but that breach of ethics and ultimate transgression (cheating on the Almighty's instruction is definitely frowned upon) put us in the world as we know it today (if you believe the book that was transcribed by illiterate scribes.) No, she di-ent! Oh snap!!! Yes, I did! No lightening here. Betrayal is not pretty - no matter whose "esque" it happens to be! P.S. And I pray, "Dear God, it was just a joke, YOU know how I get!"
May 27, 2009 at 03:11 PM
I think all three terms are awkward and too limited chronologically. May I suggest "Davidian" in rememberance of the second king of Israel, whose affair with Bathsheba scandalized his nation a couple milenia ago? Also has the bonus effect of linking to a really creepy polygamous cult from the 1980's.
May 26, 2009 at 05:02 PM
Actually, doug, JFK's affair should be "Roosevelt-esque." My error.
May 26, 2009 at 01:51 PM
Can JFK's intern affair be "Clinton-esque?" Wouldn't Clinton be "Kennedy-esque?" Since Kennedy did it first, so to speak, doesn't he get the esque-ness? Although if we learned about Clinton's intern affair first, then maybe Kennedy can be Clinton-esque. Oh, the space-time continuum issues are very troubling here.
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