Can We Stop With The Whole SCOTUS/POTUS Thing?

When did we start with the whole SCOTUS/POTUS thing? I know these are valid acronyms for the Supreme Court of the United States and the President of the United states, respectively, but they sound awful. SCOTUS and POTUS sound like some cheap cartoon about two redneck kids who hang around together and go fishing while cracking puns.

I don’t like it.

Is Congress COTUS? Is the Senate SOTUS? Is the House of Representatives HOROTUS?

Where will this end? AGOTUS (Attorney General of the United States)? FOTUS (flag of the United States)? GABOTUS (geographical approximate boundaries of the United States)? ATCOTUS (all the citizens of the United States)?

This is ridiculous. Please, stop now.


About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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2 Responses to Can We Stop With The Whole SCOTUS/POTUS Thing?

  1. You are so right, they all sound terrible. You forgot FLOTUS, which is no better.

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