Injection Irony

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. –George Orwell For many years, those women who have supported the murder of children in the womb have defiantly cried out “My body, my choice!” Concomitantly, males in support of this evil practice […]

The Etymology of Inspiration

As is the case with many word which in times past would drip with meaning and relevance, ‘inspire’ is used and abused at almost every turn. Both the OED and Webster’s inform us that ‘inspire’ has spiritual overtones. The OED, being a diachronic dictionary, goes a bit deeper and points to the earliest figurative use […]