From The Telegraph in the UK:

Britain since the 18th century, the wolf seems to have a peculiar hold over our lives.

Leave aside just about all fairy tales for a moment, and instead consider a typical day. Were you to wake just before dawn, you would be occupying what is sometimes called the hour of the wolf. If it’s January and a full moon is present, too, that is the Wolf Moon. You wolf down your breakfast, while the morning papers speak of yet another lone wolf attack. Time for work: you consider throwing a sickie again but that would be crying wolf, and you need to keep the wolf from the door. In the office, your boss seems unusually affable: a real wolf…