WQW #38: Four Aspects to Being Fit As a Fiddle The phrase fit as a fiddle dates back to the 1600s in British English, but had a slightly different meaning then. The word fit had as its primary meaning ‘well-suited, apt for a particular purpose’…. Read More ›
Day: October 31, 2022
WHERE ARE THE PUMPKINS?
I’ve got a few right here — and I’ve got the pumpkin song I learned in elementary school. I thought everyone knew that song. Apparently only kids who went to school in New York during the 1950s knew it, but… Read More ›
THE HOLIDAYS WHICH CELEBRATED THE END OF THE HARVEST It froze last night marking the first night of frost for this year — and the official end of harvest. Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest as well as the… Read More ›