Greeting insufficiently formal

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The Age’s Alan Attwood reviews the notorious Bush-Blair open mike chat:

Then there’s that priceless salutation: “Yo, Blair!” What are the odds that Bush greets his dogs in much the same manner?

Pretty good, I’d guess, if by “much the same manner” Attwood means “affectionately” and “by name”. When did journalists become such a prissy bunch?

(Full transcript of the terrifying chat here)

Posted by Tim B. on 07/20/2006 at 08:49 AM
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