See page 11 for my BookEnds column review of The Zookeeper’s Wife and an article about ethical tourism with elephants on page 3.
My review of Chevy Steven’s Still Missing can be found on page 10 and the flyer on the So You Want to Write a Book event where I’ll be serving as a panelist is on page 6. I hope local aspiring novelists will come out to this event on Saturday, September 23rd at 1:30 at the San Ramon Library.
My review can be found on page 4.
Thanks for your insights last evening. In answer to our robust speculations, I looked up the derivatives of our modern word “school (of fish)” and here is what I found: “A group or SCHOOL of fish is said to derive from Middle Low German schole (troop), from Germanic skulo (a division).” As opposed to the Greco-Latin origin of the word, “SCHOOL (of learning)”: “Old English scōl, scolu, via Latin from Greek skholē ‘leisure, philosophy, place where lectures are given,’ reinforced in Middle English by Old French escole”.
So, there is only a spelling/pronunciation connection between the two meanings. The words just happened to become identical spellings in modern English.
Hi, all you GRAND Magazine subscribers who followed the magazine link to my blog site! I share this blog with my writing friends. So, to read my Qs and As about my Granddad fables, please scroll down to the March 24th blog entry below. Thanks, and I hope you enjoyed my fables. Post a comment! I’d love to hear from you. – David.