Yet Another Case of Bad Language

Remember an Australian band from the 1980s called Midnight Oil? For those of you not familiar with Australian politics the front man, Peter Garrett, is now Federal Arts Minister. You’d think that this would be a good thing, but it appears that his once pithy lyrics have been put through an automated buzzword generator. Unveiling a financial assistance package for the National Academy of Music he had this to say: ” This is an exciting development that will ensure future students of ANAM will have the opportunity to realize their full potential while enhancing the intensity and quality of the unique performance experience that a refocused ANAM will provide.”

Well the time has come
a facts a fact
the words don’t belong
let’s give ’em back

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