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Origin of rotten borough
Words nearby rotten borough
Example sentences from the Web for rotten borough
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are a nation in which a few rotten apples are spoiling different barrels.
It has grown from a rotten root—striving to replace human judgment with detailed dictates.
The borough officially became the least affordable place to live in America.
Take, for example, the borough of the Bronx in New York City.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this alliance is rotten, and cannot endure; the Western men are no partizans of slavery.
Sounds rotten, but that's their style; and you've been through the mill at home enough to know what it is to be knifed socially.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Clodd tells us that one cubic inch of rotten stone contains 41 thousand million vegetable skeletons of diatoms.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He looked up from his fish and replied, somewhat cuttingly, "By contesting a borough and getting elected."Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
At the end of 1881 there were 93,776 children in the borough between the ages of three and thirteen.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell