U.N. High Commissioner for Pigeon Peas
Tom Ashbrook, the uber smart host of "On Point" on WBUR, doesn’t pull many obvious verbal boners, but I believe I once heard him refer to a certain former Bush cabinet member as “The Secretary of Rice.” How awkward! Today, I was wondering if it would have been equally awkward if she (Condoleeza) had been inadvertently labeled “a graduate of Rice University.” In the end, I decided no. Although being the Secretary of Rice sounds like a very important job, it’s a post that currently does not exist, and therefore is a much sillier slip of the tongue.
Obviously, not a lot to blog about today.