Teaching 05. Don’t use oaths, whether ‘by heaven’ or ‘by earth’ or by anything else. When you say yes or no let it be plain ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. 44 more words
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ASM826 (who continues to write on the Borepatch blog! :-)) has written a couple of recent posts regarding fighting back.
I commented on one that ‘we’ have been taught for a couple of generations now to NOT fight back. 253 more words
“Cross my heart and hope to die…” “But I had my fingers crossed…” “I swear on a stack of Bibles…” When we were growing up, probably most of us felt the need to have some way of emphasizing that we were telling the truth—or excusing ourselves when we weren’t. 244 more words