The Witch on Forest’s Edge

. I’ve heard she dwells On the forest’s edge Far from prying eyes. She sits on wells Casting curious spells Though no one ever sees. But children say, She calls their name, How wicked they all scream! What they didn’t see Was in that tree Focused and alone She sits all day Casting away All […]

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But, Why? Etymology Edition: “As Mad as a Hatter”

“As Mad as a Hatter.” Have you heard this phrase? Though the EXACT phrase isn’t actually used in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, we know The Hatter’s character as quite mad! It’s beleived that The Hatter’s character was inspired by the mercury poisoning hat makers often suffered from in the 17th, 18th, and 19th […]

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