Friday, December 31, 2010

Are you awake? ...

... 'Are you awake?' graffiti in Catte Street, Oxford ...

 ... awake - definition ...
2. awake - mentally perceptive and responsive;
"an alert mind";
"alert to the problems";
"alive to what is going on";
"awake to the dangers of her situation";
"was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
... Catte street ...
...the name of this street was recorded as Kattestreete
 in the early 13th century, as Mousecatcher's Lane
 in 1442, and as Cat Street in the 18th century.
In the mid-19th century it became Catherine Street.
However, there was another street of this name in
east Oxford and in 1930 the City Council changed
the name to Catte Street, using a 15th-century spelling ...