Monday, June 10, 2013
Separated by a common language
12 Lonely Negative Words
A Dictionary of Victorian Slang (1909)
Why Do We Hate Certain Words?
The Oxford English Dictionary and its chief word detective
The Alphabet of Nature and Angels. English is not a language spelled phonetically, but 200 years ago Isaac Pitman tried to change that.
The Strange History Of Everyday Greetings And Phrases
The 24 Most Important Things Ever Written In Bathroom Stalls
The 10 most scandalous euphemisms
Where does the expression 'Gordon Bennett' come from?
A linguistic dissection of 7 annoying teenage sounds
Hobson-Jobson: The words English owes to India