Wacky Word Wednesday is back with today’s word, lily-livered. Stop on by to learn about the ancient Greeks’ belief that the body was composed of four main liquids, or humors, and how this determined individual personality traits. Read on to see how the Middle Ages and the Elizabethan era were affected by this belief…and how Shakespeare incorporated it into his plays! See you there!
In his debut post on “T for Translation,” guest blogger Robert Derbyshire discusses the trials and tribulations of a native English speaker learning Chinese in China. Then he gets all philosophical and talks about the Platonic implications of engaging in battles of language dominance. Stop by and check it out!