We've had elections in Britain for various local councils, national assemblies, city mayors, and Police & Crime Commissioners.
Not many people bothered to vote in the Police & Crime Commissioner elections. Various theories have been put forward as to why this might be, such as that P&CC is a newish post, or that people don't understand what a P&CC is supposed to do.
But, hang on, it's obvious why people didn't vote, isn't it?
I mean, who would anyone want to elect someone to commission crime?
Word To Use Today: commission. This word comes from the Latin committere, to commit.
Which, actually, just makes things seem even worse,