One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
There is a sensible foundation for what appears to be foolish or strange behaviour.‘whatever he was about, there was method in his madness’
- ‘I know I have ranted about this here but I wanted to highlight that there is method in my madness.’
- ‘Maybe he knows how to cow the ox with whippings and threats; maybe there is method in his madness.’
- ‘His tactics appear unconventional at first, but it soon becomes clear that there is method in his madness.’
- ‘Yes, there is method in her madness, a classroom run on an elaborate system of second chances, rewards and discipline.’
- ‘But there is method in his madness, and intelligence behind the comedy.’
- ‘For those of you who might wonder just how I have sorted these into sections there is method in my madness.’
- ‘So there is method in my madness, as the saying goes, and I'd appreciate your help in respecting these guidelines.’
- ‘These aren't just evil thugs, there is method in their madness, despite it seeming repellant to our eyes.’
- ‘Granted, such fare may seem heavy for car snacking, but there is method in our madness.’
- ‘Perhaps there is method in their madness and they want me to continue to compete.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.