[Ads-l] Political linguistics

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Nov 6 15:29:10 EST 2017


Robert Heinlein's novel "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress" has a character named Wyoming Knott, and the "Wye Knott" pun appears there.


> 
> Bob Wyenott is running for Councilor-at-Large in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  Why Not?
> 
> And in Canada Mat Whynott is an active politician in the New Democratic Party in Nova Scotia.
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> For those of you interested in self-contradictory phrases, try Maria Italiano-McGreevy, who is running for Egg Harbor Township (New
> Jersey) Committee.  (McGreevy is also the name of a recent former governor of New Jersey)
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> Last night there was a "Pre-Election Meet and Greet" for Sheila Oliver, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, who is listed on
> the invitation as "Speaker Emerita"
> 
> - Jim Landau
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