Recently, a government official gave me a business card that stated the official's department as "Ministry of Economy." I did a double take, because, in my mind, I took that to mean "Ministry of ...
I'm familiar with most -ocracies. And I don't mean a Theocracy (rule by religious officials). This would probably make more sense in a Fantasy setting (say D&D) where deities actually come down ...
In parliament a three line whip is said to be applied when a party seeks to ensure every MP turns up and votes the party line. But why the term "three line" whip? And is there such a thing as a one ...