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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Oops: Reporter Learns the Hard Way That ‘Hoosiers’ and ‘Hooters’ Sound a Lot Alike

(The Blaze) - KUSA-TV’s Denver’s Ashton Altieri found out the hard way that the word “Hoosier” (a term for an Indiana native) is dangerously close to another word that may have something to do with chicken wings and waitresses in tight shirts. The word? Hooters.

During a recent newscast, Altieri had an unfortunate slip-up when he confused the two words. Watch the video and enjoy the awkward laughing, blushing and voice cracking that follows:


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