Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Etymology Rant

I'm sick of seeing the term "Peace Offering" used to mean a gift given in order to placate. Peace offerings are given in celebration of an existing peace. On a related note, Best Buy is making a $10 million Guilt offering to customers who bought HD DVD players from them before Toshiba's format-war-ending announcement in the form of $50 gift cards.

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