To Cut a Short Story Long

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‘To cut a long story short’ (Slang) Idiom, meaning to make only the final point in a long story. An elegant and cultured lady of my acquaintance, now dead, coined the inversion of that slang phrase, when describing the tendency of … Continue reading

September

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It’s Autumn and there’s lots of fruitfulness going on. Keats and the Romantics pretty much cornered the market on autumnal descriptions, so you will find none here. ¬†Autumn also features in so many books as a melancholic background, symbol of … Continue reading