Can’t fix stupid.
The PC police have stuck again. This time, the raid was on Nomen Global Language Center, a school in Provo, Utah that teaches English as a second language, and the victim was a social media strategist named Tim Torkildson. Atypically, however, the assault on reason came from the right side of the ideological spectrum.
Atlanta CBS affiliate WOCL explains that Torkildson, who also writes a blog, foolishly published a post on homophones. Remember those? You may know them as homonyms, but either way they are words that sound alike but have a different meaning.
Clark Woodger, his superior, saw the blog entry — then saw red. He told Torkildson:
I’m letting you go because I can’t trust you. This blog about homophones was the last straw. Now our school is going to be associated with homosexuality.