The willingness to suspend logical thought for the sake of enjoyment, usually of something such as a play or film. Effectively, 'leaving one's brain at the door' of the theatre.
Suspension of disbelief
Fact of the Day
At some point before May 1380, Chaucer, the famous medieval poet, was accused of raping Cecilia Chaumpaigne. She later withdrew the accusation.
Quote of the Day
"I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises "
~ Arthur Balfour on Winston Churchill
On This Day
1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo begins.