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#1 2005-10-27 15:47:05

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
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'skewered' for 'skewed'

‘Skewed means asymmetric, biased, or unfair. ‘Skewered’ means punctured and ready for roasting. Both are used with a derogatory connotation; they’re easily and frequently confused. Examples:

They also criticized the skewered distribution of food aid along political party
lines, and the government’s controversial land reforms…
www.episcopalchurch.org/3577_19696_ENG_HTM.htm

The severely skewered distribution of income and opportunities in Chile today
means that exchanging money or commodities for sex is never far from…
www.panos.org.uk/Docs/reports/YoungmenandHIVculture.doc


In heaven, will we have free will? Man will still exercise his God-given free moral agency from a skewered perspective.
www.raptureready.com/faq/faq423.html

In the last category, David Gallo hits a bull’s eye with his sleek, skylighted
kitchen set; Its skewered perspective embodies all the constraints …
www.curtainup.com/smellofthekill.html

I also wanted to produce images that were fun and silly, that call to mind
the quirky and delightfully skewered perspective of children.
www.photofest.org/2003/exhibitions/francois.htm

My writing always has at its heart the desire to make my faith friendly and
accessible to those who might have a skewered perspective of Islam, ...
www.numbmagazine.com/roadhouse.php?id=1010 – 18k – Cached – Similar pages

In his column, Foreman gives many examples of skewered reporting by the media in Baghdad.
www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2003/5/9/152147.shtml

With the election coverage (especially after the debates), I’ve noticed the
skewered reporting favoring the President over Kerry.
grrrlmeetsworld.com/2004_ 10_01_grrrlmeetsworld_archive.html

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