Early 16th century: alteration (by association with grand ‘big’) of Old French grapois, from medieval Latin craspiscis, from Latin crassus piscis fat fish.
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After several weeks of frequent rain, work, rain, family commitments, rain, typhoons… did I mention the rain? … well, I’ve bitten the bullet and have gotten behind the keyboard again, in spite of having no wildlife-related topic to write about. 695 more words
Wednesday is the birth of a new Moon in Pisces. The Seed Moon is linked with growth and fertility and is traditionally a great time for clearing clutter, removing old growth (including old routines and habits) and generally clearing the old to make way for the new. 196 more words