Friday June 29, 2007

In Which I Stick My Toe, Hesitantly, Into Lawblogging

Consider: the phrase "Bong Hits 4 Jesus", which either is or is not an exhortation to drug use depending on how you squint at it, is syntactically quite similar to Elric's battle cry, "Blood and souls for my lord Arioch!"

Discuss.

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Oh, how that takes me back! I read the Elric novels in high school many moons ago. I agree, there is a similarity to be found, there.

Someone else pointed out that if he had just said "*Legalize* Bong Hits 4 Jesus" it would have been protected political speech.

Posted by: David Conrad at Jul 25, 2007 7:25:10 PM