Tag Archives: John Florio

  1. Thumbs, Maxims, and Regret

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    November 6, 2021 by libroshombre

                “Doctors say that our thumb is our master-finger and that our French word for it, ‘pouce,’ derives from the Latin …
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  2. Aging Brains, de Montaigne, and Exquisite Pain

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    June 22, 2015 by libroshombre

    Some things do improve with age. In a psmag.com report by Nathan Collins last March, titled “Intellectual Abilities Don’t All …
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