Looms, lilies, and lifespans: The metaphorical stamina of “stamina” — mashed radish

In recent campaigning, Donald Trump has been claiming Hillary Clinton “lacks the physical and mental stamina” to do the work of the presidency. His attacks in no way stand up to the facts, but one thing that does “stand up” is stamina, at least etymologically speaking. A well-planted metaphor The Oxford English Dictionary first attests […]

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