Day: October 25, 2008

  • What Kind of Lie?

    I stumbled across a page earlier – I don’t even remember what site, now – that referred to a “bold-faced lie.” This is another one of those phrases that have evolved to the point that there are now at least a few variants, but little certainty on the “correct” (i.e., earliest or original) variant. See,…

  • Quote of the Day: Runner-Up

    “Hope, danger’s comforter, may be indulged in by those who have abundant resources, if not without loss at all events without ruin; but its nature is to be extravagant, and those who go so far as to put their all upon the venture see it in its true colours only when they are ruined; but…

  • Quote of the Day

    “Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.” – Sir Francis Bacon