Hockey-mommin' like Tutankhamun

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Fri Sep 5 16:00:51 UTC 2008

Cindy McCain sez:
"John has picked a reform-minded ... hockey-mommin' ... basketball shootin' ... moose huntin' ... fly-fishin' ... pistol-packing ... mother of five for vice president."
What she meant was "pistol-packin' *mama*" of five. Also, I would have added a few more that come to mind.
Still the most remarkable string of modifiers in pulicdiscourse since "one-eyed, one-horned, flyin' purple people-eater."  

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