Saturday, April 9, 2011

michelle rhee: a glossarhee, 2nd edition

Rheewrite:  to write something again in order to embellish or falsify an existing document
Rheelay:  to receive and pass on misinformation and/or lies
Unrheedeemable:  not capable of being cured or reformed due to vicious, destructive actions taken in the name of corporate ed deform
Rheesumé:  a page full of lies
Rheevise:  to prepare a newly rheerased, edited version of what rheelly was; to intentionally change or modify in order to mislead
Rheevision:  an illegally altered final draft or new version of existing material
Rheefudiate: to refuse to be challenged when telling lies, regardless of evidence
Rheetract:  to quickly take back or disavow incorrectly marked test answers or verifiable statements of intentional misinformation
Rheelly:  used to express surprise, interest or doubt as in “RUFKM?”  Serheeously!
Rheevile:  to criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner, often involving the word crap or crappy
Rheestateto state again the same lie in a new form
Unrheesonablehaving unsound judgment; unfair and insensible; often in regard to education policy
Rheehearse: to practice and repeat key phrases or sound bites for later public performance; e.g. status quo; dramatically change; change the trajectory; put adult interests ahead of students; rheesearch shows; a teacher’s value-added; I don't give a crap.
Rheeplay:  to play back a section of a rheecording in order to watch and/or hear one’s self again and again and again
Rheetaliate:  to seek revenge in an especially evil manner
Rheeplace: to change a wrong answer to a right answer; provide or find a substitute for an ousted quack or fraud
Rheemail:  an electronic communication generated by an education rheeformer
Rheephrase: to express a lie in a different way, especially with the purpose of inciting fear or deflecting truth when confronted with facts
Rheeview:  to examine facts then willfully and intentionally dismiss them
Rheeinvent:  to spin shamelessly in order to aggrandize one’s self
Rheemember:  to rheecall alleged facts based on hearsay
Rheeply:  an answer most likely untrue
Rheeism a lie
Rheeality an existence devoid of facts
Rheesist: to vigorously deny facts
Rheespond: to answer a question with a lie
Rheesult an outcome obtained through questionable, unethical, illegal, or immoral means
Rheerase a strategy employed to raise test scores
Rheerasure the outcome as a rheesult of rheerasing.
Rheeform drastic change imposed by clueless people and unsupported by peer-reviewed research or facts
Rheeformer an education deformer committed to imposing drastic change while willfully ignoring input from experts
Rheecommendation:  a suggestion made by a highly unqualified person
Rheesearch a billionaire-funded investigation initiated to support a predetermined outcome
Rheepeat:  stating a lie over and over in an attempt to create a truth
Rheetell to change one’s story multiple times; back peddle
Rheemove to fire without cause; to fire and replace with cheap, unqualified labor
Rheesign to leave a job after 3 years
Rheetire: to be forcefully driven from one’s position or occupation under a cloak of controversy
Rheegurgitate to spew out nonsense; usually done by education deformers
Rheeap to obtain employment, wealth or stature through the efforts and/or contributions of sugar daddy billionaires
Rheetard a devotee of Michelle Rhee; a member of the Michelle Rhee Fan Club



Thanks for inspiration and suggestions for the 2nd Edition go to: Diane Hanfmann, Michael Fiorillo, McStowy, Bob Somerby, Venicelady, Sahila, Cindy Lane Sloan, Guy Brandenburg and Dale Rogers.

10 comments:

  1. This list is getting to be almost as long as a real dictionarhee.

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  2. Gosh, people are creative. I love this!

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  3. Oh wow! I didn't realize it was Moira who was commenting! Oops! I don't know how to change that. Funny.

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  4. I adore this glossary! Great work! Rheepeat - Chancellor Henderson or any friend of Rhee who takes over where she quit.

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  5. rheetape: the act of taping children's mouths shut to force them to be quiet, as Rhee herself boasts about doing to her 2nd graders.

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  6. Rheefundamentalists .... those who are working with Rhee to make sure all public money is refunded back to the oligarcy...

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  7. you forgot rheetoric = same old, same old

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  8. Rheebrand...to change the name of something in order give the impression that it has improved (i.e. Academy vs. School)

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  9. You guys are all so clever. I think I'm going to have to start working on the 3rd edition of the glossarhee!!! ;) xoxo

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