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Humour

As good humour, ill or had humour, etc. According to an ancient theory, there are four principal humours in the body: phlegm, blood, choler, and black bile. As any one of these predominates…

England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty

The parole signalled by Horatio Nelson to his fleet before the battle of Trafalgar. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894England's DarlingEngland A B C D E F…

The Old Man and His Grandson

The Old Man and His Grandson There was once a very old man, whose eyes had become dim, his ears dull of hearing, his knees trembled, and when he sat at table he could hardly hold the spoon, an…

Promising a Chicken in Every Pot

The Question: Which president promised "a chicken in every pot"? The Answer: It wasn't just chicken. During the presidential campaign of 1928, a…

Every Man Jack of Them

Everyone. The older form of everyone was everichon, often divided into every chone, corrupted first into every-john, then into every Jack, then perverted into every man Jack of 'em. “…

Sun Wu and his Book

The Text of Sun Tzu Sun Wu and his Book Ssu-ma Ch`ien gives the following biography of Sun Tzu: [1] — Sun Tzu Wu was a native of the Ch`i State. His ART OF WAR b…

In and Out

Director:Frank OzWriter:Paul RudnickDirector of Photography:Rob HahnEditors:Dan Hanley and John JympsonMusic:Marc ShaimanProduction Designer:Ken AdamProducer:Scott RudinParamount; PG-13; 105 m…

Odd Man Out

ABCFriday 9:30–10:00 p.m.; canceledCast:Erik von Detten, Markie Post, Jessica Capshaw Fifteen-year-old South Beach teenager (von Detten) knows just about all there is to know about women…

Coming Out While Still in the Game

More professional athletes are coming out and not just after they retire. by Jennie Wood and Katherine Schauer Jason Collins in 2012 Photo C…