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February 22, 2013

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Wild Shoot Out On Vegas Strip Involved Aspiring Rapper - Blur Brain

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 22, 2013 10:45 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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"Aspiring Rapper"... wow, I haven't read that phrase in a while. It used to be the south Florida media would use "aspiring rapper" instead of "young troubled African-American male."

Posted by: Potsie at February 22, 2013 1:14 PM

Pots -

In California "turning his life around" has achieved cliche status even among the newspaper commentariat.

The most popular euphemism-of-choice at the Daily Mail is "demographic," as in "this demographic has taken over the population of our most crime-ridden etcetc."

There was a time when this sort of language was characterized as "Wouldn't say shit if she had a mouthful."

Posted by: Rob De Witt at February 22, 2013 6:35 PM

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