And so we climb inexorably (Thank big G for a spell checker) towards 1000 fishy quotes and sayings – numbers 871 – 875 are up now.
My pick of today’s bunch:
“And if ye angler take fysshe; surely thenne is there noo man merier than he is in his spyryte.”
Dame Juliana Berners -The Boke of St. Albans- 1496
I guess this is as true today as it was 500 years ago. What is also true is how much English has changed (and is still changing) over the same time frame.