The Week contest: Brexit delay
This week's question: Britain's exit from the European Union keeps getting delayed because U.K. politicians can't agree on how exactly the country should depart the bloc. Please come up with a psychological term for the syndrome that causes Britons to proclaim loudly that they want to leave the EU, only to repeatedly refuse to do so.
THE WINNER: "Passive egress-ive"
Connie Snyder, Bellevue, Ohio
SECOND PLACE: "Brexistential crisis"
Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Florida
THIRD PLACE: "Bye-byer’s remorse"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas
"Fish ’n’ flips"
Barbara James, Bedford, Massachusetts
Drew Fagan, Gualala, California
Dean Peterson, Creve Coeur, Illinois
Mike Eakin, Billings, Montana
"Push me pull EU syndrome"
Don Walker, Lexington, Massachusetts
"Much adi-EU, then nothing"
John G. Everett, Watertown, Massachusetts
Paul Buchheit, Chicago
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pennsylvania
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana
"Border personality disorder"
Dave Grossman, Petaluma, California