Fun Fact Friday: 1/23/15

Did you know the fairy tales of today were really aimed towards adults? In fact, the Sleeping Beauty of today was originally called Sun, Moon and Talia by Giambattista Basile. This deep and very dark story includes a sleeping young lady that becomes pregnant, while "dead," (necrophilia) and is awakened by her newborn baby, that … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 1/23/15

Word of the day: 1/23/15

Word: Commensurate You pronounce it: [kuh-men-ser-it, -sher-] Definition: adjective 1) having the same measure; of equal extent or duration. 2) corresponding in amount, magnitude, or degree: Your paycheck should be commensurate with the amount of time worked. 3) proportionate; adequate. 4) having a common measure; commensurable. I heard it in class when the professor said, Zadie Smith's White Teeth … Continue reading Word of the day: 1/23/15