Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

David Bruce: Language Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/english-english-language-language-2724442/ George Bernard Shaw was traveling in Italy with a group of men on a train. The train stopped at Milan, and the men got out to eat. When it came time to leave the restaurant, they were unable to … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Ben Jonson’s VOLPONE: A Retelling — Act 3, Scene 2

— 3.2 — Bonario walked onto the scene. Mosca said, “Who’s this? Bonario, old Corbaccio’s son? The exact person I was going to seek!” He said to Bonario, “Fair sir, you are happily met.” “I cannot be happily met by … Continue reading

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