Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Great War Remembered: Today's Language
If you've ever described your emotional state using any of these terms, you're drawing on the language of the Great War. To see our ever-growing list of such examples, check out our website Words, Expressions & Terms Popularized, 1914 - 1918.