“Careful, or you’ll end up in the poorhouse.”
“That kind of move will land you in the poorhouse.”
“The Poorhouse.” It’s an expression that’s part of our everyday vernacular, and self-explanatory at that. But there was a time….
“As the smart ship grew In stature, grace, and hue, In shadowy silent distance grew the Iceberg too.” (excerpt from Thomas Hardy’s poem about the Titanic, The Convergence of the Twain) There’s something about the story of the Titanic that draws me in, no matter how much I know about what happened, or how many documentaries or movies I’ve seen about the disaster….