The Yahoo sign-in is really a drag.
Last week, when I should have revised (and did, most of the time) the
smoothing of diphthongs in early Modern English and other such phenomena,
known generally as Historical Grammar, "Giles" was sitting on the shelf and
winking at me. The temptation was too great, so I thought I'd read a couple
Next thing I knew, I was about 100 pages in.
Could have expected that, actually.
The exams now past, I can get back to the Revised New Syllabus with a clear
conscience. Will report when I come back from a trip to the Tatras. So
far -- well, what exactly can one say?
JB, you devil.