Tag Archives: Jonathan Swift

Games! Tis the Season! Quotes About Games

My number one favorite thing to do over the holidays is play games…followed closely by eating while playing games. It is impossible to win gracefully at chess. No man has yet said “Mate!” in a voice which failed to sound … Continue reading

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Do You Know What ‘Sparrow Fart’ Means?

I’ve always been intrigued by words. Can’t say I always use, spell or pronounce them correctly, but that’s never stopped me from trying out a new one. I recently bought Paul Dickson’s new book, “ Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers”. … Continue reading

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