Brunch Links

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Yikes, the mercury is dropping again. High of 22 with a low of 19 and some snow. Isthmus beer and cheese fest coming up. Attend and walk home, but more importantly, take some pictures and send them to the Sconz for future Brunch links. Frankly, I don’t think there’s enough beer for brunch here. Ald. Marsha Rummel yesterday: “You eat weird food.” Is this meal progressive enough for you Marsha?

Wheatgrass

State of the State tonight, n’am sayin? 6:30 p.m.

Nobody can vote through email, not even governing boards, says Attorney General. I’d imagine there’d be some support for it within the Madison Common Council, if for no other reason than it’d prevent Tim Bruer from voting.

Those of you who have watched the debate over the Milwaukee school system from afar, not knowing what to think, here is a comprehensive article by the Journal-Sentinel covering the envisioned changes.

A conference of attorneys general on Asian carp. Who’s the wise commenter who’ll explain why it’s attorneys general and not attorney generals?

Wisconsin’s top public defender asks Supreme Court to restrict Michael Gableman on cases involving black defendants.

Rep. Gordon Hintz wants to require Carbon Monoxide alarms in every home.

Text messages, emails and notes, oh my! Open records request for correspondences between Bridget Maniaci, Mayor Dave and the Hammes Co.

The most accurate criticism of Rush Limbaugh ever, says the Chief.

Ed Garvey: Right wing group renting UW’s good name.

What a charade. Scott Walker will now take his obligatory tour of the Orion plant a week after Tom Barrett took his. Cory Liebman provides some suggested right wing talking points for the Milwaukee County Executive.

Paul Soglin talking about poverty in Madison.

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4 Responses to “Brunch Links”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Attorney is a word that comes to us from the English common law tradition, which used an increasingly deprecated form of French for centuries. As in French and other Romance languages, “Attorney” is the noun and “General” is the adjective. We pluralize the noun; therefore, “Attorneys General” rather than “Attorney Generals.”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_French

  2. Irish Frog Says:

    Anon got it right, here are others (also from wiki):

    attorney general attorneys general
    bill of attainder bills of attainder
    court martial courts martial
    governor-general governors-general
    passerby passersby
    ship of the line ships of the line
    son-in-law sons-in-law
    minister-president ministers-president

  3. Marsha Says:

    Hey Sconz- I was glad to learn you don’t eat the monocolor food you post on your blog.

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