Tag: Terry Pratchett
What do words mean? A prediction, and a scrap of advice for 2023
2023 will be a year to choose your words carefully and stand by them, and it will be a year in which doing so may cause your opponents to froth at the mouth. It may also result in your being arrested, and actually charged, for uttering illegal words. These days, I have a slight nag…
Can you see us under all these bushels?
I always thought it was something leafy and twiggy we were hidden under but it turns out it’s a kind of bowl. Bushels (or in some translations, ‘vessels’) “And no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but putteth it on a stand, that…
In the Absence of Hard Evidence
In the absence of hard evidence of a divine engineer in the sky, I’d say the patterns in your mind are who you are. This is my thought for the day because it became necessary to clean and decorate the back room, and to do that, it was necessary to move two wallfuls of books,…