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Most members of Parliament will never have a better job than the one they have now, and you can count on them to pursue whatever course of action allows them to keep it. 815 more words
The Repeal of Prohibition in the United States was accomplished with the passage of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution on December 5, 1933. 361 more words
Forget putting selfie in the dictionary. We need to revive the word, mugwump.
I have been reading The American Language, by H. L. Mencken, a fascinating history of American English, although at 770 pages (and that’s the abridged version!) it’s not for the faint of heart. 401 more words