I spoke often in Congress against the war in Vietnam…by saying 'many eat the meat but few go to the slaughterhouse.' I said it so often I became a vegetarian.
—Rep. Andrew Jacobs
foot
Two or more syllables that together make up the smallest unit of rhythm in a poem. For example, an iamb is a foot that has two syllables, one unstressed followed by one stressed. An anapest has three syllables, two unstressed followed by one stressed.