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Mark Forsyth
“The Latin word for sausage was botulus, from which English gets two words. One of them is the lovely botuliform, which means sausage-shaped and is a more useful word than you might think. The other word is botulism.

Sausages may taste lovely, but it's usually best not to ask what's actually in them. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it was a sausage-maker who disposed of the body.”
Mark Forsyth, The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

Mira Grant
“Both my parents were Irish, and the Irish word for “suntan” is “burn.”
Mira Grant, Parasite

Nora Roberts
“When I’m going up against a homicidal god, I like having a witch in my corner,”
Nora Roberts, Stars of Fortune

Rationally speaking, blaming one's behavior on alcohol or drugs is like blaming the ladder by
“Rationally speaking, blaming one's behavior on alcohol or drugs is like blaming the ladder by which you descended into a pit, or the staircase that took you down to a cellar, for what you found there.”
Graham Joyce, Some Kind of Fairy Tale

Mark Forsyth
“If Jupiter was in the ascendant when you were born, you are of a jovial disposition; and if you're not jovial but miserable and saturnine that's a disaster, because a disaster is a dis-astro, or misplaced planet. Disaster is Latin for ill-starred.

The fault, as Shakespeare put it, is not in our stars; but the language is.”
Mark Forsyth, The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

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