Or the Scottish Terrier's core, if you will.
This is just a little something that had me thinking when I read it.
In Goethe's "Faust" the dog that followed Faust into his study turned out to be the devil disguised as a traveling scholar. Or, more precisely, a traveling student. Contrary to what that name suggests, in medieval terms it didn't mean these folks were actively traveling, it just meant they had left home to pursue knowledge somewhere else. Usually they found employment as scribes in a monastery or something like that and then never left that place again. But medieval fiction liked to portray them in a way that is not unlike what people these days think of students, namely as vagabonds that traveled wherever they pleased, partied h…Read more >