Tag: Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce birthday: “To My Liars”

Ambrose Bierce birthday: “To My Liars”

Ambrose Bierce was born on June 24, 1842. “To My Liars” By Ambrose Bierce (Originally appeared in the Wasp, November 11, 1882) Attend, mine enemies of all degrees, From sandlot orators and sandlot fleas To fallen gentlemen and rising louts Who babble slander at your drinking bouts, And, filled with unfamiliar wine, begin Lies drowned, […]

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A Note About Usage: “Congress” (CongressionalGlossary.com)

A Note About Usage: “Congress” (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms The United States Congress consists of two separate legislative bodies: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Jointly these two separate legislative bodies are referred to as “Congress”. Congress meets in the United States Capitol building. Congress, n. A body of men who meet to […]