Long periods of peace and quiet favor certain optical illusions. Among them is the assumption that the invulnerability of the home is founded upon the Constitution and safe-guarded by it. In reality, it rests upon the father of the family who, accompanied by his sons, appears with an ax on the threshold of his dwelling. -- Ernst Junger
Thursday, January 03, 2008
Tripped over something interesting
I was looking for something on the Internet when I tripped across this: Received Pronunciation. Interesting stuff.
(And yes, as I child I used to read the encyclopedia.)