Window 8There’s a word: defenestration.  This is a word that refers to the act of throwing something, or someone, out of a window.  Its Latin roots are “de-,” or “down from,” with “fenestra,” or “window.”  This word was popularized by an incident that prompted The Thirty Years War, where, in Prague, in the early 17th century, two governors were thrown out of a window of a castle.  This had happened before, in the early 15th century.  These incidents were eventually referred to as the Defenestrations of Prague.

Charles Bukowski has a poem called ‘Radio with Guts‘ where (he’d) throw a radio out the window again and again when drunk.  Actually, the continue reading…