Dead Poets & Live Language: scatter my brain yet ginger my swagger

The Guardian, as so often, has interesting material on dead poets & live languages. The first concerns Keats as opium addict (vide new biography by Nicholas Roe) & the second, Nigeria’s strong, very alive & quickly evolving pidgin: John Keats was an opium addict, claims a new biography of the poet The author of Ode to a Nightingale wrote his greatest poems with the aid of opium, believes Prof Nicholas Roe … Read more Dead Poets & Live Language: scatter my brain yet ginger my swagger