Huckleberries Online

DonS: What's With Neo?

Don Sausser: I checked dictionaries on line for the word "neo" that gets attached to other words, i.e., "neo-con", and above as (Joan Harman) used it, "neo-socialism" but I am yet to know what it means. One definition indicated it meant "new". But as used so often on the blog, neo-con is used as a negative adjective for republican. As a high school graduate, I need help!

Question: Can anyone answer Don's question? BTW, I know that Neo was the name of the main character in the "Matrix" trilogy. So let's stick to "neo-" as it applies to labeling in politics and blogs.




You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Huckleberries Online

Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.










Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801