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Quotes - What's in a Name? (2005)
(An abundance of terms, abbreviations and names... all messed up)
 
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We're workin' with our partners to expand prevention efforts, that emphasize abstinence, being faithful in marriage, and using condems correctly.
Dubya serves up a new pronunciation for condoms on World AIDS Day, Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2005

I appreciate Lieutenant General Michel Maisonneuve. She's in the Canadian Air Force. She's NATO Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation Chief of Staff.
One small problem, Dubya: Michel is a he, Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 28, 2005

Fifty years ago in Montgomery, Alabama, this humble seamstress stood up to injustice by refusing a bus driver's order that she give up her seat for a white man. Her show of defiance was an act of personal courage that moved millions, including a young preacher named Martin Luther King. She will always have a special place in American history, and our nation thinks of Rosa Park and her loved ones today.
Is it too much to ask for Dubya to get the name of the person he's eulogizing right? And would it have been too much effort for him to append 'Jr.' to 'Martin Luther King'? The mistakes actually make more sense when you hear how much it sounds like he's reading a book report to class. Washington, D.C., Oct. 25, 2005

Harriet Miers is is an extraordinary woman. She was a legal pioneer in Texas. She was ranked one of the top 50 women lawyers in the United States on a consistent basis.
There he goes again... White House, Oct. 24, 2005

I remind people that Harriet Miers is one of the has been rated consistently one of the top 50 women lawyers in the United States.
Actually, this is wholly inaccurate. Harriet Miers was named one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers (2000), and one of the 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers (1998) by the National Law Journal, directly by virtue of her connection with Dubya. And by the way, this isn't the first time Dubya has made these claims. White House, Oct. 12, 2005

I want to thank the President and the CEO of Constellation Energy, Mayo Shattuck. That's a pretty cool first name, isn't it, Mayo. Pass the Mayo. His wife, Molly, appreciated that.
In case you were wondering if Dubya had any frat boy left in him, here's your answer. Lusby, Maryland, Jun. 22, 2005

Today I am pleased to announce that I have nominated an outstanding military officer, Admiral Ed Ammiral Ed Giambasteen Deh Giam Giambastiani.
This one is just fun to listen to as he fumbles his way through, and it's also worth noting that the official White House transcript was a little more generous with the transcription, White House, Apr. 22, 2005

The thing about the Hispanic community that I know well I was taught this by a lot of my friends in Texas is that the entrepreneurial spirit is strong in the Latino community.
That's what he knows well, White House, Apr. 20, 2005

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