http://www.dictionary.com/slideshows/12-insults-we-should-bring-back?param=DcomSERP#You-Called-Me-What

I love old words, and old meanings of words. The old meanings add depth, the difference between old and new hints at the social, cultural and linguistic changes that happened along the way. (My favorite dictionary, of couse, is the only complete dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary.)

So stop being a scobblelotcher and go learn some old insults!

http://naturopathicmaine.com/books/fiction-books/

You should visit his site and particularly read his book Siofra, about an abused young woman and how she reacts emotionally to the abuse.

In these times – when a sitting president and his party seem to think women are supposed to be abused and should just “put up and shut up”  – we should all learn what it’s like to be abused. Maybe that will held motivate us to stop it.