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The LGF quiz

Who said it: Little Green Footballs or Late German Fascist? See if you can tell your warbloggers from your Nazis. (via Ben Butler)

(Re Godwin's Law: Is it still mentioning Nazis in vain when it's about someone calling for mass sterilisation of "subhuman vermin", as opposed to advocating their text editor preferences or whatever?)

There are 3 comments on "The LGF quiz":

Posted by: Ben http://rocknerd.org/~Ben/journal/ Fri Apr 16 00:19:24 2004

I think this is the exception that proves the rule. Or, another way of looking at it: LGF had already self-Godwinned before the quiz was made; all the quiz does is lift the lid.

Posted by: toby http:// Fri Apr 16 00:31:22 2004

I picked all but two of them correctly. It was the use of language that gave it away though.

Posted by: gjw http://the-fix.org Fri Apr 16 23:03:47 2004

I like the clear linguistic differences pointed out by one weblogged: Nazis tend to speak about genocide as a justice issue...a national duty. Footballers speak about it like it's a spectator sport.

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