Gimbling in the Wabe – For the Love of Shakespeare

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Although this will post the day after William Shakespeare’s birthday, I’m writing it on the anniversary of the day that we assume he was born, so I feel like just grabbing all sorts of wonderful things about the Bard and posting them in one place.  Why?  Because I can, and, well, because it’s William Shakespeare, [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Nose Skin and the Age of Raccoons

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The other day I was sending a correspondence to LitStack Editor-in-Chief Tee Tate, and I used the phrase, “it’s no skin off my nose”.  I use little idioms like this a lot, but every once in a while it hits me how absurd they can be once their usage falls away from their original meaning. [….]