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Shakespeare tells us ‘that which we call a rose| By any other name would smell as sweet’, but while many know the snippet of the speech, its wider context shows that Shakespeare (speaking through Juliet in this instance) knew that … Continued
In the stories of Winnie the Pooh, acorns feature occasionally. Tiggers don’t like to eat them, but Piglets do, although they call them ‘haycorns’. Eggcorns are similar in origin – deriving from a woman who substituted ‘eggcorn’ for acorn. The … Continued