Idiom of the Day
play it by ear
to decide to do something according to the situation
"Let`s play it by ear and decide where to eat after we see the movie."
Dark Origins of Disney Fairy Tales
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
The original tale of one of the beloved Disney princesses, Snow White, has not been changed much from the original tale by the Brothers Grimm, except, it is not the princess heart but her liver and lungs that the Evil Queen wants, to be served for dinner. In the end, the Queen is forced to dance to death, wearing hot iron shoes. The third fact, in ascending order of shock element, is that she isn t awakened by a kiss, but by the jostling of the prince s horse on which he carries her to the castle. What s shocking is the possible reason why the prince might take home am apparently dead girl.