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”

The Female School Janitor versus The Wannabe Rapist

I once had an unforgettable and entertaining attempt rape case. The victim was a woman janitor at an elementary school. She was wiry and under 5' tall. She worked throughout the night on the graveyard shift. At about 3:00 am, she heard movement behind her.  She turned around and was shocked to see a man … Continue reading The Female School Janitor versus The Wannabe Rapist