Author: Anthony MacPherson

What in the Word: keep watch/stay awake

Ever been “caught napping”? The expression is more than 400 years old. By Shakespeare’s day it was being used to refer to someone who should have been ready for a situation but was caught unprepared.

What in the Word: Fight/Struggle

Identity politics, culture wars, civilisational clashes, ethnic tensions, racial strife, ideological contention, cancel culture, Twitter mobs, bloodied borders, protests, riots, insurrection.

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