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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: That does not mean what you think it means

 

Last updated 9/16/2022 at 11:39am



My column headline is a paraphrase of a quote from the book and movie “Princess Bride” in which one character repeatedly comments “Inconceivable!” every time something outrageous occurs to thwart his plans, finally prompting another character to say, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

The reason for the paraphrase though, is because this time we’re talking about a candy rather than a word. Specifically, it’s a gummy bear-style candy that is supposed to be depicting a German political party’s logo. But it gave them something more....



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