Asked in Collective Nouns
What is the collective noun for lawmakers?
There is no standard collective noun for lawmakers. Collective nouns are an informal part of language. Any noun that suits the context can function as a collective noun; for example, a group of lawmakers, a contingent of lawmakers, a delegation of lawmakers, etc. If you prefer to be creative, perhaps a lollygag of lawmakers, a boondoggle of lawmakers, a rhetoric of lawmakers, etc. ...
Asked in Australia
Who was chosen as Australian of the year for 2010?
The psychiatrist Patrick McGorry
Asked in Flower Gardening, Australia
Why was the golden wattle chosen as an Australian symbol?
It was native to Australia.
Asked in US Constitution
How do constituents influence lawmakers?
Constituents influence lawmakers namely with their ability to vote and either keep lawmakers in their position or replace them. The primary responsibility of lawmakers should be to advocate for the needs of her or his constituents equally. ...
When was Canberra decided as the place for the Australian parliament?
The location for the new federal Australian parliament was chosen after Federation in 1901. A location was chosen which was 248km from Sydney and 483km from Melbourne. The name of Canberra was not selected until 1913. ...
Asked in Flag of Australia
When was the Australian flag chosen?
The Australian flag was chosen from thousands of entries in a competition held in 1901. On 3 September 1901, the new Australian flag flew for the first time from the top of the Exhibition Building in Melbourne. The flag was simplified, and approved by King Edward VII in 1902. ...
Asked in Flag of Australia
Why did they choose to have a Australian flag?
The Australian National Flag was chosen at a design competition after the Federation of Australia in 1901. The current design with the seven-pointed Commonwealth Star on the Blue Ensign and the Union Jack in the corner was chosen in 1908. ...
Asked in Government
Why do lawmakers spend so much of their time on casework?
Lawmakers are involved in casework because it serves three important purposes. First casework helps lawmakers get reelected. Lawmakers know that helping voters with problems is part of what they can do for the people in their states or districts. As a result some lawmakers actually search for casework. ...
Asked in Nouns
Is lawmakers a proper noun?
No, the plural noun 'lawmakers' is a common noun, a general word for people who takes part in writing and passing laws; a general word for legislators; a word for any lawmakers anywhere. A proper noun is the name or title of a specific person, place or thing. Proper nouns for 'lawmakers' are the names of specific lawmakers. ...
Asked in Movies
What are the release dates for Lawmakers of the Philippines - 1919?
Lawmakers of the Philippines - 1919 was released on: USA: 26 October 1919
Asked in Australia, Platypuses
Why was the platypus chosen as the NSW state emblem?
The platypus was chosen to be the New South Wales state faunal emblem because it is a uniquely Australian creature which inhabits the rivers and creeks of NSW. ...
Asked in International Government
On which type of issues do lawmakers tend to pay less attention to voter opinion?
On issues that have little direct effect on their home states or districts, most lawmakers are likely to reply on their own beliefs or on the advice and opinions of other lawmakers. ...
Asked in Kangaroos
Why is there a kangaroo on the Australian emblem?
Legend has it that the kangaroo, along with the emu, was chosen to be placed on the Australian coat of arms because neither is able to take a step backwards, signifying Australia's forward progression. While it is not documented in Australian history records, the Australian Government's website for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade states that "It is thought the kangaroo and emu were chosen to symbolise a nation moving forward, reflecting a common belief that neither animal can move backwards easily." ...
Asked in Literature & Language
Which Australian city was chosen for the end of the world in on the beach?
Melbourne (Australia's southernmost major mainland city) Source: Wikipedia ...
Asked in Jobs & Education, US Constitution
What special interest groups influence lawmakers to vote in favor of their programs?
Political action committees influence lawmakers to vote in favor of their programs. ...