Please enjoy Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 21 from this post on Teagan’s Books Blog.
Wednesday, December 12 , 2018
Welcome one and all to another Hidebound Hump Day! Find your seat on the #SteamPunk train. We’re headed for another episode of Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers.
Did I mangle the mangle?
A Victorian Era school room
English is an amazing language. It’s amazing because with words that have the same spelling as another word but have a different sound and a different meaning… and then words that have the same sound as another word but are spelled differently and have a different meaning… Well, it’s a wonder we can communicate with one another at all.
Then we added to the chaos when words came to mean different things depending on the country in which you live… but of course, that confusion can sometimes be entertaining!
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