Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Headline news: Scott Fitzgerald as ventriloquist's dummy

Read article at the Wisconsin State Journal

There is a 'but' here.
...he [Fitzgerald] also expressed concern about allegations Trump tried to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to open an investigation into the Bidens by withholding military aid to the eastern European country.

According to Merriam-Webster, the first known use of 'suck-up', as in 'a person who is ingratiating or fawning', occurred in 1970.   

Other coinages from the same year include:
  1. bad hair day
  2. bummed
  3. dorky
  4. love handles
  5. rug rat
  6. weird out
  7. whistle blower
  8. wigged-out

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