appalled = "astounded"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu May 15 12:36:39 UTC 2008

Introducing an item about an industrious Girl Scout who won a trip to Europe, a _Fox & Friends_ anchor promised "You'll be appalled and very excited for her!"

  Seems the girl sold 17,328 boxes of cookies. Astounding, but not appalling.

  On the other hand, her methods of persuasion went unexplained....


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