[Ads-l] Political linguistics

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 7 00:49:54 EST 2017


Professorix emerita

On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 3:29 PM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM
AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

> 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.
> >
> > 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)
> >
> > 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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