12 May

Full Definition of NO

a chiefly Scottish :  not

    b — used as a function word to express the negative of an alternative choice or possibility <shall we go out to dinner or no>
2    :  in no respect or degree —used in comparisons <you’re no better than the rest of us>
3    :  not so —used to express negation, dissent, denial, or refusal <no, I’m not going>
4    — used with a following adjective to imply a meaning expressed by the opposite positive statement <in no uncertain terms>
5    — used as a function word to emphasize a following negative or to introduce a more emphatic, explicit, or comprehensive statement <it’s big, no, it’s gigantic>
   — used as an interjection to express surprise, doubt, or incredulity
   — used in combination with a verb to form a compound adjective <no-bake pie>
   in negation <shook his head no>

Just after administration of the Oath of Office, every politician should be required to recite this definition, and sign a statement of understanding.


Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized


6 responses to “No

  1. Dannyboy53

    May 12, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    Yep, I agree, sign it under penalty of 10 yrs in prison if violated…HARD LABOR. Geez, how hard is it to understand “WTH part of NO do you not comprehend”?!

    • The Soffitrat

      May 12, 2014 at 7:11 pm

      This would see a major improvement from the economy to foreign policy issues. Amazing, isn’t it, that our politicians don’t seen to know this word?

      • Dannyboy53

        May 13, 2014 at 8:03 am

        It has only applied to We the People in their minds, until now.

        • The Soffitrat

          May 13, 2014 at 2:36 pm

          Perhaps they will learn the meaning of this word yet. Especially the Democrats, but both parties. What they have done, and are doing, to this country is criminal. In reality, they should personally pay, and pay dearly.

  2. Dannyboy53

    May 13, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    Agreed on all points ‘rat. I feel the longer this potential for confrontation drags out it is more dangerous to our country but at the same time more people are waking up to that danger and will be responding. It’s a two-edged sword for sure but we have to work with what is available.

    We are working on our inventory of all supplies this afternoon. We have accomplished much this Spring but there is more to do. My health has been a set-back, putting us on hold for the past month but my new medication is slowly improving things. It’s time for us to get back to work around here!

    • The Soffitrat

      May 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm

      That is good news, indeed. Get up and get going, but don’t overdo it. We need you!


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