What Does It Mean To Be “Hoist with One’s Own Petard”?
I read this sentence recently in an editorial on Obamacare: “…Obama then finds himself hoist by his own petard.”
So, what’s a petard and what does it mean to be hoisted by it?Read More
What Does Auld Lang Syne Mean?
Here’s a good question to ring in the new year: Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? …Read More
Top Ten Blog Posts for 2013
It’s that time of the year. Check out what posts were the biggest hits in 2014. I give you a list of my personal favorites too.Read More