We LDS Missionaries Were Surrounded by Priests, Nuns, and Boxers

In 1970, after our short stay in the old Salt Lake Mission Home, a dozen of us missionaries flew together to England. (I think the church tried to save money by giving us the longest and most circuitous route. From: Salt Lake to Denver to Chicago to New York City to Shannon, Ireland to Dublin, … Continue reading We LDS Missionaries Were Surrounded by Priests, Nuns, and Boxers

Origin of: “Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face”

(Post Script to previous article: "Extreme Spite: Man spent 19 years in a Israeli prison rather than agree to a divorce.") This phrase "cutting off one's nose to spite one's face," means “to do something that is meant to harm someone else, but also harms the person who does it.” The suggested origin of this … Continue reading Origin of: “Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face”