Tag Archives: Webster’s

We Are Human Because

“The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad.” Susannah York I personally go ballistic, beyond crazy, and … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Miracles

Do you believe in miracles and fairy tales? A miracle according to Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary is a wonder, an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs: an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, accomplishment. A fairy is … Continue reading

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Prejudice!

Albert Einstein wrote: “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18.” According to The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary: A) Prejudice is an opinion, like or dislike, formed before one has adequate knowledge. B) Opinion is judgment not … Continue reading

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I Am That Chrysalis

March 4, 2011, a little before 5:00 am, I am sitting in my living room in Montreal, with fountain pen in hand and a writing pad in my lap, ready to start a conversation with myself before my husband wakes … Continue reading

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Recycling Titles

What is a Book Title? The Reader’s Digest Universal Dictionary defines ‘Title’ as ‘an identifying name given to a book.’ Webster’s Ninth New College Dictionary defines it as ‘the distinguishing name of a written, printed or filmed production.’ While the … Continue reading

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