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Word Origins? Are These Ones You’ve Used Incorrectly?

We had some great discussions on Facebook over the last patch of words I included in a post on word origins. Let us see if you find any of these appealing? Escort – This is a late 16th Century word … Continue reading

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“London, 1802” by William Wordsworth, a Call to Overthrow the Political Order of the Regency

“London, 1802” is a sonnet by the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth. In the poem Wordsworth castigates the English people as stagnant and selfish, and eulogizes seventeenth-century poet John Milton. Composed in 1802, “London, 1802” was published for the first … Continue reading

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