Origin of do-nothing
Examples from the Web for do-nothing
At this point any long-term congressional incumbent like Lewis should answer for the do-nothing House.Elizabeth Wurtzel: My Tea Party Mom Loves Al Jazeera America|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So why did the short, do-nothing opinions in the UT case take over eight months to write?Affirmative Action Lives! What Happened at the Supreme Court|Adam Winkler|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Confronting the legacy of the Do-Nothing 112th Congress as the least effective since the 1940s is also a corrective.
Remember when the big idea in Obamaland was to run against the do-nothing Congress?
The president once planned to run against the do-nothing Congress.
These are the moments of do-nothing heroics to which even good men surrender at times.Typhoon|Joseph Conrad
The work of Anquetil was in their library; but the series of "do-nothing kings" amused them very little.Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
We sat down, but didn't feel like talking—a delicious, do-nothing sort of feeling was over us.Cornish Saints and Sinners|J. Henry Harris
A do-nothing young lady is most assuredly pitied and despised by those whose good opinion she is most anxious to secure.Golden Steps to Respectability, Usefulness and Happiness|John Mather Austin
Do-nothing gentlemen from London, glad to get a little fresh air and excitement so cheap.General Bounce|G. J. Whyte-Melville