Tea

Alex Morgan of the United States Women’s National Team is being credited/accused of casting “subtle shade” on the English side after the American’s victory in the Women’s World Cup semifinals.  Pretending to sip tea, it seems, qualifies as mockery.

For me, I say bully for Alex. 

The Seven Blunders of the World

On March 20, 1925, an Anglican priest named Frederick Lewis Donaldson preached a sermon centering around what he called the “7 Deadly Social Evils.”  Through the help of what he called a “fair friend,” Mohandas Gandhi had the opportunity to reprint the list in his weekly newspaper.  A few weeks before the Mahatma’s assassination, he gave a handwritten copy of the list to his grandson, Arun Gandhi.  It was Arun Gandhi that brought the list to the world, publishing it after his grandfather’s death under the heading “Seven Blunders of the World.”