The Queen is a figurehead (she cannot tell us what to do; she is
I perform my duties today. I am teaching (that is my duty).
The person is partisan (supports a party). Some people say the
Senate is too partisan and should be abolished (closed).
Our voting system is first past the post. The one who gets
the most votes, will win. Sometimes, the other candidates have twice as
many votes as the winner.
I am addicted to caffeine, which is in my coffee. If I dont
drink it, I get a terrible headache. The process of quitting a drug is
called withdrawal. Withdrawal from caffeine gives many
people a headache.
Caffeine is a drug. If you took too much of it, you would
of Caffeine on the Human Body
Nicotine is a drug, which is in cigarettes. Nicotine, in high
doses, will cause death, also.
A drug is a chemical which affects how our body or brain functions.
(some are legal, others are not)
Thalidomide is a drug that caused many birth defects in children
during the 50s. Visit Thalidomide
Victims Association of Canada to find out more.
The Queen is a symbol. Her duties are symbolic. She has
no real power over us.