Neither flesh nor born of flesh

“Having thus in process of time been clothed with a strong coat of feathers, they either fall into the water or fly freely away into the air. They derived their food and growth from the sap of the wood or from the sea, by a secret and most wonderful process of alimentation.” [Read more]

The perils of vocabulary migration

640px-Arctic_terns [Editor’s note: of course I wasn’t going to string you along–this is the post for which the last post was preparing you. If you read it, you’re all set. If you know the lion tamer’s sketch, you’re all set. If neither is true, but you’re in the mood to wing it, you’re all set!] [More….]