What Does It Mean To Be “Hoist with One’s Own Petard”?

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I read this sentence recently in an editorial on Obamacare: “…Obama then finds himself hoist by his own petard.”

So, what’s a petard and what does it mean to be hoisted by it?

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What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?

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Here’s a good question to ring in the new year: Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? …

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100 Ways to Say “Bad”

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Brand new! 100 synonyms for “bad.” Includes a pinnable poster.

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Top Ten Blog Posts for 2013

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It’s that time of the year. Check out what posts were the biggest hits in 2014. I give you a list of my personal favorites too.

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