Oh, yes. Worth to remember. Our grandfathers (and grand grandfathers) had some sense of humour as well. At least, when they were young.
- FUBAR – F***d Up Beyond All Recogintion
- SNAFU – Situation Normal All F***d Up
This is what I call professional photography.
New York Times Crossword editor, Will Shortz, says, we had a natural compulsion to fill empty spaces, i’d like to think it’s not just for crossword, but the empty spaces inside of us that come from making a way in the world that doesn’t always embrace unique. I try to fill my empty spaces with words, and puzzles, and Steve. But that wasn’t the answer. Now i know. On the journey of life, just find someone as normal as you. If not, a whole bunch.”
Mary Horowitz – All About Steve
Solve crosswords often – be imaginative.
Could a foreigner, with no native knowledge of English, become a canonical English novelist?
Yes, he can. Jozef Teodor Korzeniowski, better known as Joseph Conrad, did.
He did not speak the language fluently until he was in his twenties (and then always with a marked Polish accent).
I will dig for some more examples. I’m inspired.