Artbollocks Preflight Script

Inspired by the scripts to find weasel words, passive voice and lexical illusions from –

http://matt.might.net/articles/shell-scripts-for-passive-voice-weasel-words-duplicates/

I’ve written a script to check for artbollocks in essays or reviews.

http://robmyers.wpengine.com/git/?p=scripts.git;a=blob_plain;f=artbollocks

To use it, download it and add it to your PATH. Then use it like –

artbollocks my-essay.txt

Can anyone think of any words I’ve missed that should be added to it?

😉

Blue Ant

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“She pulled out a molded vinyl figure of the Blue Ant ant. […]
It had a determined smirk, the expression of a cartoon underdog fully aware of its own secret status as a superhero. Its posture conveyed that too, arms slightly bent at its sides, fists balled, feet in a martial artist’s ready T-stance.”

– Spook Country, William Gibson, 2007.