We don't often use the word 'bane' any longer and when we do it is likely to be as part of 'the bane of my/his/her life'. This is usually uttered as a complaint against a not very serious threat, for example, a gardener might complain "those slugs are the bane of my life". Baneful threats weren't always so casual. 'Bane' is a very ancient word, recorded in the Old English Chronicles as early as circa 800, meaning 'murderer'.
Chapped lips are the bane of my life and sadly appear to be a constant feature of my wardrobe recently. Unfortunately I’ve been sporting a dry trap for a good few months now – I suppose that’s what you get for living in England in the winter. Sadly, by the looks of things, they are not […]
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"The bane of my life."
Back pain was the bane of my life! I constantly felt like I wanted to lie down and stretch out my back and back massages were almost daily routine in my house. Then I discovered a simple, easy way to relieve the pain through my feet! These five exercises are absolute magic; they’ll help rid…
Sesquipedalianism I am dyslexia but I read this word straight off recently Working out Syllables was always the bane of my life But I can say my dyslexia is cured by chance. I was actually trying to stop Muscle cramps, nerve pain & restless leg. I took 400 mg of Chelated Magnesium with 1 Vit B 6 & 1 zinc pill it worked The bonus is I'm a better reader/speller & concentrate big time too. The Combo seems to calm over active brains so it may help with ADD for kids Ann Wardley