Cut It Out, Those Words Don’t Rhyme Anymore

One of the most important ways that cunning linguists and budding etymologists interested in orthoepy can determine the way in which words used to be pronounced, is through the use of what words used to rhyme. It’s true. You can look at old hymns and songs and poems and look at words that were obviously […]

Hymnal Fail

I was visiting my Dad in Maine this past weekend, and we headed to church Sunday morning like we always do.  Since he is the pastor, they notice pretty quickly if he skips a week or two.  He is a Baptist minister, but at home we go to a Methodist church, and so his church […]