The legislatures pass statutes. The U.S. code says ‘United States’ is a federal corporation. The word statute can mean an act of a corporation. statute: 1 : a law enacted by the legislative branch of a government 2 : an act of a corporation or of its founder intended as a permanent rule 3 : […]
When they say ‘you are…’, they are saying ‘you all are…”
The phrase or verb formation ‘You are’ is always plural and to make this point, just pretend to hear ‘You all are’. This came to mind when I overhead a Southerner saying, ‘C’mon y’all’. The phrase ‘y’all’ came about naturally because we are taught to use ‘you are’ in a singular and plural sense, depending […]
Revenue with a hyphen to be ‘re-venue’ and similar to ‘re-move’
The word ‘revenue’ may have originally had a hyphen, as in ‘re-venue’. The word venue may always mean the place for a trial. Adding ‘re’ in front of a word means to do it again, as in ‘redo’. Therefore ‘re-venue’ means to change the venue. Then Internal Revenue Service may provide the service of changing […]
Why would men and women come to a port?
i find it odd that an entrance to the country for men and women is called a port. i think they do this to pretend that everything is about shipping or commerce and that gives jurisdiction to the federal government called United States. See this testimony: NIELSEN: If you are fleeing and you have a […]
Las Vegas residents are the performers
The only real residents in Las Vegas are the performers staying and performing temporarily at the hotels. An inhabitant or a man or woman of Las Vegas is someone who lives permanently on the land of Las Vegas, the city, not “in” the City of Las Vegas, the corporation. See more posts about the term resident. A word […]
“I am from one of the United States” is the correct phrase
“United States” can mean at least two things: the many states of the union and a corporation. There may also be a Supreme Court ruling that acknowledges ‘United States’ can mean three things. For this post, I will focus on the fact that United States is a plural reference as one might say landlocked states […]
What does transport really mean?
From Bouvier’s Law dictionary, I learned that the word ‘transport’ means to send someone into exile. TRANSPORTATION, punishment. In the English law, this punishment is inflicted by virtue of sundry statutes; it was unknown to the common law. 2 H. Bl. 223. It is a part of the judgment or sentence of the court, that […]