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Re: "house"

Posted by SR on February 20, 2004

In Reply to: Re: A horse is a horse, of course, of course posted by SR on February 20, 2004

: : can anyone tell me where this line comes from? "a horse is a horse, of course, of course". any sort of refference will do...thanks, this is a really fun site, btw :)
: : oh, another question. when someone says "the house votes for one party over the other" what do they mean? what house?
: : thanx again!
: : Corina

: : This is a line from the theme song for the television program, Mr. Ed, who just happened to be a talking horse.

: "A horse is a horse, of course, of course,
: And no one can talk to a horse, of course,
: Unless, of course, the horse, of course,
: Is the famous Mr. Ed!"

: An assembly, a congress, a parliament, a representative body is often referred to as the "House." The representative body (house) chooses one political party over another.