Three Hilariously Obscure Words from Dryden’s Translation of Plutarch’s Lives
Word-nerds are always delighted to come across words they don’t know and can’t even figure out in context. Check out a few I picked up from reading all of the Dryden-Clough translation of Plutarch’s Lives.
Learning and Playing with Math
Some key vocabulary that the Greeks gave us about Math; my busy summer schedule; and how teaching, learning, and playing relate.
Dragon has an intriguing etymology that has to do with sight and traces all the way back to the Homeric epics. Can you stand the sight of a dragon?
Quid est veritas? A good question, dear reader! We explore its etymology from three directions.