Today’s fun fact is about the word quartered.

Quartered can either mean “unusual clemency given to a person; especially in reference to an enemy” or “to dismember a body into four parts“.

So when begging your local king, queen, despot, or dictator for a break… keep this in mind.

I found this out because an emailed discussion of Dave Matthews (and, probably vicariously, his band). I mention this, of course, because some people that read my little page here don’t seem to agree with reason. Reason being that Dave Matthews is a talentless poo-head.