What are politicians talking about?


For every day Congress is in session, Capitol Words visualizes the most frequently used words in the Congressional Record, giving you an at-a-glance view of which issues lawmakers address on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. Capitol Words lets you see what are the most popular words spoken by lawmakers on the House and Senate floor.

I did a search for “chronic pain” and got these results:


Ta Da!

From Urban Dictionary:

ta da — Exclamation used on revealing a surprise or on completion of a hard task. Often accompanied with jazz hands pose.

I really need to do some cleaning… and I will… soon… probably around the time I can’t stand the mess anymore… yeah, soon…

And when I’m done, I’ll make some jazz hands and say, ta da! 🙂

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“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” Kurt Vonnegut

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“In my house every Sunday, everybody was cleaning the house. There was always music, and everybody was dancing, sometimes naked, around the house. Not hippie, but very free.” Penelope Cruz

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“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” Phyllis Diller

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(Photos taken on New Year’s Eve.)