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Did you know… the origin of the word “panic”?

     There is a wonderfully expressive colloquialism in French that goes: “Je me coucherai moins bête ce soir!” which literally translates as “I’ll be going to bed less stupid tonight!”, i.e. I’ve learned something since waking up this morning. Two … Continue reading

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Possession, by A. S. Byatt (1990)

     How does one even begin to summarize a book like A. S. Byatt’s Possession? I have been pondering the problem for a week and am no closer to finding a definitive solution. It is a novel of gigantic proportions. … Continue reading

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