"Superdelegate" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 13 18:59:32 UTC 2008

Given the whole context and the presence of "sub-delegates"as well, how
relevant is this one? I doubt that it has anything like the same sense here
as in the current usage.

m a m

On Feb 13, 2008 11:57 AM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC <Bill.Mullins at us.army.mil>

> And way earlier:
> Edmond Taylor "King and Queen Give Party; Envoys Dazzled" Chicago Daily
> Tribune; Jun 18, 1933;  p. 1
> "Delegates, super-delegates, sub-delegates, experts, and their wives all
> put on their top hats, their cutaway coats, their gates-ajar collars and
> their floweriest aftertnoon gowns and made their way today to Windsor
> Castle, where King George and Queen Mary were hosts at a garden party in
> honour of the delegations to the conference."

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