Monday eXcursion: Ancient Frontier

Historians, etymologists, and lexicographers may argue about the exact origins of the idiom “grain of salt,” but it’s clear that it has been a part of the English language since the Middle Ages. The phrase originates from Pliny the Elder’s account of the great monarch Mithridates who was obsessed with preventing himself from sharing his … Continue reading Monday eXcursion: Ancient Frontier