Posted on 28th April 2021 at 07:33
It’s one of those expressions we’re all familiar with, which hides some of those emotions we don’t like to admit to. Let alone talk about.
Envy, jealousy, greed, covetousness, spite.
But have you ever wondered where does it come from?
Well, if like us you suspected Shakespeare, you’d be right. Othello to be precise:
“Beware, my Lord, of jealousy
It is the green eyed monster that doth mock
The meat it feeds on”
But why, you may ask, is the monster green eyed?