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You’ve seen her – the lady with the blindfold, a balance, and a sword. She is Lady Justice. She is supposed to represent our judicial system. Since the 15th century the blindfold has represented the idea that justice should be meted out objectively, without fear or favor, regardless of identity, money, power, or weakness. At […]
American English is filled with all sorts of idioms that can leave learners of the language more than a little confused. An idiom is a phrase or expression of which the actual meaning is different from the meanings of each word separately. If we say that someone is “under the weather,” for example, most Americans […]
If you awoke in the middle of the night to discover that your house were burning down, and every second remaining in the inferno put your own life at risk, what would you grab – not counting people or pets – on your way out? It’s a dinner-party question because the answers make for good […]
I read something interesting about Charles Dickens. It seems that Dickens wrote all his great stories in installments. Week after week, Dickens would spin out his tales and the English public would breathlessly wait to see what was going to happen next to such characters as Oliver Twist, Pip, Miss Havisham, and all the other […]
We live in a “throwaway” culture. We throw away just about everything. Not that we haven’t noticed. We’ve been using this expression since LIFE magazine published an article in 1955 about a new phenomenon that emerged in the prosperity of the 1950s. “Throwaway Living” the article was called. Instead of blowing our noses using washable […]