Tag Archives: Middle English

Robin Hood And His Merry Men

Of course you’re all familiar with the tales of Robin Hood and his merry men. “Merry” is a term not often otherwise heard except in conjunction with the seasonal exhortative benediction: (Have a) “Merry Christmas!” In its association with Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Dirty Words, Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Those Swarthy Fellas in the Corner Booth

If you walk into a restaurant at an off hour of the day very often you may espy a small group of men seated in a corner booth, engaged in quiet consultation. They have no drinks or food platters before … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Usury | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment