Posts Tagged ‘language’

Yesterday I had a cute email from someone who said they liked my blog and that they had been into spanking forever. They even remember looking up the word spanking in the dictionary. I wonder how many people did that. Sometime ago, someone else said that their earliest memory was reading a book where a […]

Parcel of Brats


Don’t you just love the English language? Who would have thought, but the language of Shakespeare does have an official collective noun for brats. It is apparently a parcel of brats. Karl used the phrase when he said he was reminded of a parcel of rogues. We had some good suggestions, including some for a […]