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status quo

norm, optimal or preferred condition
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The filing of a quo warranto (petition) sets a bad precedent.
The term quo warranto is repeatedly in the news nowadays.
Once they allow quo warranto to prosper against the Chief Justice, it will open future doors through which to assail their own appointments as members of the Supreme Court even for the flimsiest of reasons.
No, it wouldn't because what is the subject of quo warranto here is the validity of the appointment.
Coghlan explains the switch from Status Quo and how the need for a Quo sound came about by saying, "since leaving [Status Quo] in 1981 I've played with loads of guitarists and they'd say let's stick a couple of Quo songs in and they would come unstuck.
Being from a rock 'n' roll background ourselves, The Jokers have looked up to Status Quo ever since we were kids.
However, when The Quo came onstage they totally blew me away.
Newcastle City Hall became a regular Status Quo stop-off point from 1973 when in March that year you could buy tickets to see the band for 60p
And, believe me, it is fun from the moment Quo start to play.
Francis Rossi of Status Quo, second left, with Twister, from left, Joe Major, Stevie Stoker, Jake |Grimes and Matthew Whitaker
Status Quo cancelled six gigs when Rick was taken ill in Pula, Croatia, a week ago.
The 11-date Status Quo Live In Concert UK Winter tour will take place in December 2014, with the show coming to Birmingham NIA on Saturday 13.