My friends, will we miss these presidential campaign phrases?

Monday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch carried a whimsical piece about eight campaign phrases that may disappear from America’s lexicon for at least four more years. They are:

Joe the Plumber


Country first


My Friends (McCain)/Ladies and Gentlemen (Biden)


Yes We Can

Hockey mom

The writer omitted one phrase that I hope to never hear again in a campaign:

Measuring the drapes.

Author: andrewcareaga

Higher ed PR and marketing guy. Communications director for Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri, USA. Slow runner, mediocre guitarist, lover of music and puns, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I blog and Tweet about #highered, #music, #gocards and #random stuff.

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