a river flowing E from E Colorado through Nebraska and Kansas into the Kansas River. 422 miles (680 km) long.
Democrats vs. Republicans: Which Came First?Since Democrats and Republicans appear to have an inexhaustible appetite for enjoying political friction, it seems worth offering some insight on which label came first, in the hopes that each group can use it to browbeat the other. The short answer is that republican came first, but as with so many political issues, that does not necessarily mean what we might think. The earliest recorded …
Can you run for president with a nickname?The two front-runners in the Republican presidential primary are commonly addressed by their nicknames. Though we refer to the former Speaker of the House as Newt, his real first name is Newton. His rival Mitt Romney’s real name is Willard Mitt Romney. Nicknames are very common in English. The word nickname comes from an Old English word ekename, which meant “an additional name” and dates …
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