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  • She quit ... or she could just write "gover" since that is equivalent to the amount of time she served the state of Alaska.

    Shannyn Moore: Palin Details Death Panels From Facebook

  • Th 'Constitution must be upheld, th' gover'mint must be maintained, th 'down-throdden farmer an' workin'man must get their rights.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • Th 'failure iv th' gover'mint to provide a well-equipped, thurly pathriotic ar-rmy iv Boers to carry on this war undher th 'leadership iv gallant Joobert is goin' to be our roonation.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • If I was th 'gover'mint, I'd take what they got, but I'd say,' Here, take this tin-dollar bill an 'go out an' dhrink ye'ersilf to death, 'I'd say.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • Another kind is th 'wan that gives it good to th' gover'mint.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • 'All crap games bein' particular ongodly'll be undher th 'con-throl iv th' gover'mint, which, 'he says,' is me.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • We ar-re bethrayed be a lazy, effete, side - whiskered, golf-playin 'gover'mint that wud rather lose this fight thin win it because they ar-re tired iv holdin' office.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • Others want th 'gover'mint to divide up the rivinues equally among all la-ads that's too sthrong to wurruk.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • That's what a doctor says in the pa-apers, an 'another doctor wants th' gover'mint to sind tubs iv th 'stuff down to th' Ph'lipeens.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

  • Even after tax and gover nment spending, those who earn more usually still end up with more.

    The Economics of Democracy

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