American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Longworth, Alice Roosevelt 1884-1980. American socialite. The daughter of Theodore Roosevelt, she was a favorite subject of the press because of her active social life and her caustic wit.
“Why do you think the story of Alice Roosevelt Longworth is so timeless (a children’s book was even released last year!)?”
“It's in a mail room and, within that mail room, it is only in one single machine -- the machine that bundles mail for another House office building, called the Longworth Building.”
“LAMB: There is a building on the other side of the Capitol called the Longworth Building, and it has something to do with this lady right here.”
“Longworth," says one who knew him, "is a problem and a riddle -- a problem worthy of the study of those who delight in exploring that labyrinth of all that is hidden and mysterious, the human heart; and a riddle to himself and others.”
“The results of our latest survey are concerning, but not surprising," said John Longworth , director general of the British Chambers of Commerce.”
“Well ... it's there: Just two blocks from the Russell Senate Office Building, six blocks from the Longworth Building, three from the Capitol.”
“I just went to a briefing in Washington DC, across the street from the Capitol, at the Longworth building at 8:30 am two days ago and it changed my life," Jackson said last week on her web show, "Politichicks.”
“He ended up on the ticket with Warren Harding not so much because of his overwhelming appeal to the American public - he was known for being taciturn, unsociable, and downright weird Alice Roosevelt Longworth wondered if he had been "weaned on a pickle".”
“And given the tone of "discourse" in recent months, we could use a little happiness in our lives, especially some of the more obstreperous conservatives who, to quote Alice Roosevelt Longworth, all seem to have been weaned on a pickle.”
“Remembering the famous Alice Longworth quip "If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me," Berne suggests her own motto might be: "If you don't know what you're talking about, have a seat.”
‘Longworth’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for Longworth.