Some quasi-autumnal eloquence from our philological friend Dr. Seuss: “Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew. While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew. Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze. Freezy trees made these trees’ cheese freeze. That’s what made these three free fleas sneeze.”
Each season has a name: winter, spring, summer, and fall…err…autumn. Which is it? Today, it’s either. Many of us might prefer “autumn” because it just sounds nicer. Something about the word is mystical and misty, evoking images of fog-wrapped trees on a forested hillside. Even the spelling of the word is alluringly mysterious: why the silent “n”? Is it a vestige of an ancient … Read More Fall, autumn…what’s the difference?