It doesn't matter what the date is (don't look), I have things to say - maybe timeless?
I''l be back as soon as I've re-charged, and re-written another scene.
OK - START with something that I can't find in the online dictionary;
cicisbeo - "a married woman's male companion, or lover" - I took the precaution of writing down the meaning of this as I recorded it but I didn't make a note of the source, i.e. the book was was reading.
Wow. I have looked up[ about ten words culled from recent reading, and not one of them is in the online dictionary. I'm going to have to try some of my other (big, heavy) dictionaries, but not tonight.