LOOPHOLE: an opening or aperture.


It’s almost boring to find that the real meaning for the term loophole has to do with holes in the wall of a castle wall, through which shots (or arrows) can be fired at the enemy.  Ho-hum. It is a word from 16th century England which means “arrow slit.”  That is what I have described […]

FERAL: existing in a wild state or condition

We have a pack of feral cats living in a wooded area near our home.   Every now and then they show themselves, usually in teams of two or three, but there have to be more than that in the pack.  They stay away from people, and they only come out in the evening or at […]