‘Thesaurus publishers salute Zuma cabinet restructuring’

[A contribution to Hayibo.com, republished in The Argus]

JOHANNESBURG. Thesaurus publishers at the World Congress of Lists in Johannesburg have welcomed the Zuma cabinet portfolio renamings, saying that while the mean-spirited may have condemned it as a largely meaningless reshuffling of language, in fact it represents an excellent redeployment of linguistic resources and an occasional rehabilitation of neglected words.

“We particularly like the way some portfolio names have been simplified, and others lengthened,” said local publisher Everett Roget-Websters, also known as Roget Everett-Websters, Webster Roget-Everett, and Bob. More…

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