Monthly Archives: May 2018

All the Poetry

In the course of wanting access to all of Cicely Fox Smith’s poems, I had to join and submit a piece of my own work. Once I had access to more of the 600 poems that Cicely wrote, I … Continue reading

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Nine Tailors make a Man

In the New York Times, on 10 December 1904, can be found a letter to the editor arguing over the origins of the phrase ‘Nine Tailors make a Man’, which was obviously in common currency at that time. The correspondent … Continue reading

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