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What does flotus stand for in government?
Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020
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Beside this, what does Scrotus stand for?
Telegraphs were priced based on length, so one wanted touse as few words as possible. SCOTUS appeared between theabbreviations for scoundrel (scndrl) and scribble (scribl). Thenext -OTUS word to enter our vocabulary was POTUS, short for"President of the United States," which was used as early as1895.
Secondly, what does potis mean? Definition of POTUS. : the president of theUnited States —often used like a nickname The Bushes heldtheir first state dinner.
Then, why is the First Lady called flotus?
Harriet Lane, niece of bachelor president JamesBuchanan, was the first woman to be called first ladywhile actually serving in that position. The phrase appeared inFrank Leslie's Illustrated Monthly in 1860, when he wrote, "TheLady of the White House, and by courtesy, the FirstLady of the Land."
What does Potus mean in America?
The president of the United States (POTUS)is the head of state and head of government of the UnitedStates of America. The president directs theexecutive branch of the federal government and is thecommander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.