A little learning is a dangerous thing;
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:
There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,
and drinking largely sobers us again! Alexander Pope
Sunday, November 8, 2009
FUN WITH WORDS 2
Shakespeare Had A Long Word
Costard says in Act V of Love's Labour Lost: "I marvel thy master hath not eaten thee for a word; for thou are not so long by the head as honorificabilitudinitatibus," which is from a medieval nonsense word for "honorableness."