In July, parliament lowered its quota for female lawmakers on provincial councils from 25 percent to 20 percent.
Fugelsang quipped: “Comics are bitter misogynist self-loathing drunks, and Congress already has already hit their quota of those.”
He has pulled back, halving the quota he previously introduced for migrants.
1660s, from Medieval Latin quota, from Latin quota pars "how large a part," from quota, fem. singular of quotus "which, what number (in sequence);" see quote (v.). Earliest reference is to contributions of soldiers or supplies levied from a town or district; immigration sense is from 1921.