Daily Topics - Tuesday January 29th, 2012

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Hour One: Will the Boy Scouts embrace the gay?

Hour Two: Immigration reform...Obama speaks today - Jeff Biggers, State Out of the Union: Arizona and the Final Showdown Over the American Dream / Plus, immigration, guns and congress - Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ, 9th District)

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ckrob's picture
ckrob 7 years 4 weeks ago
#1

Is it just a coincidence that one meaning of 'congress' is coitus and that's also where

the American people can count on getting screwed? (Also available at bookstores

near you.)

mathboy's picture
mathboy 7 years 4 weeks ago
#2

Well, they do both mean "go with": con- (with) + gressus (p.p. of gradi, to walk), co- (another form of con-) + itus (p.p. of iri, to go).

The characters on The Big Bang Theory keep mispronouncing "coitus"; the o and the i are supposed to be separate, like in "coincidence", "cooperate" and "coalition".

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