februaryism

Ich am Geoffrey Chaucer, and my litel poeme the Parliament of Foweles was the first to combyne the peanut buttir of Februarye the XIVth wyth the milk chocolate of wooing. And so Ich feel responsible to helpe wyth sum advyce on thys daye. Ich am heere wyth my bookes of lore and romaunce to answer yower questions, the which NPR hath pluckid from the great churninge ocean of sense and nonsense that on mappes of old ys called "The Twytter."

Love advice from Chaucer, via NPR.

Ich am Geoffrey Chaucer, and my litel poeme theParliament of Foweles was the first to combyne the peanut buttir of Februarye the XIVth wyth the milk chocolate of wooing. And so Ich feel responsible to helpe wyth sum advyce on thys daye. Ich am heere wyth my bookes of lore and romaunce to answer yower questions, the which NPR hath pluckid from the great churninge ocean of sense and nonsense that on mappes of old ys called “The Twytter.”

We brought the Internet’s own Chaucer Doth Tweet back to dish out wisdom on that ancient pastime: love. Yes, there’s Middle English, but there’s also a question from the one and only Margaret Atwood!  

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Image: English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)