One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The affirmative votes are in the majority.
- ‘I started in the No camp but putting myself on both sides of the fence, I now think that the ayes have it.’
- ‘The two stragglers struck up a conversation and, bingo, the ayes having it in the two person conclave, a torrid, though short-lived affair was launched.’
- ‘The Speaker acknowledged that she was right in what she said but the Motion had been put to the vote and the ayes had had it.’
- ‘There do not appear to be any contributions to be made to that debate, he said and went through ‘the ayes have it’ speech again.’
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