Interesting Lexis 1 – Surgery

The word surgery is interesting. It comes from the Old French word serurgerie, which in turn comes from the Latin, chirurgia and from the Greek, cheirourgia, which basically means “doing work by hand”. And the meaning(s). The first meaning is the common meaning, which everybody knows about. And it is: “the treatment of injuries or disorders of…

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New Year – time for action

Happy New year to you all. The festivities have come and gone, we may be a little fatter than before or we may not, this all depends on how restrained you are when you are offered another glass of cava or another helping of turkey. This year does not augur that well; all the pundits…

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