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MatC
147857.  Fri Feb 16, 2007 8:59 am Reply with quote

Have you ever wondered why a bulldozer is so-called?

Nothing to do with bulls; itís named after an attempt to prevent black Americans voting Republican ...

www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bul2.htm

 
Flash
147872.  Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:26 am Reply with quote

I've edited the header so that this will come up when / if someone's looking for election material.

 
Vitali
153053.  Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:19 am Reply with quote

Wouldn't it be quite interesting to mention routine Soviet "elections" with only one candidate to choose from?

 
eggshaped
165669.  Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:58 am Reply with quote

Unopposed candidate forgets what day the election is, receives no votes.

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[Joe] Selle, who was running unopposed for City Council [in Missouri City], didn't get any votes at all. Not even one from himself.

Selle, 42, said he simply forgot that Tuesday was election day, and apparently so did Ward 3's other 34 registered voters.

 

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