How many French words have entered English? More than 33% of all English words come directly or indirectly from French. English spe...
Here are the ten most heavily used verbs in the English language: be, have, do, say, make, go, take, come, see, get. Do you notice w...
Hallowe'en or All-Hallows-Eve takes place on the night of 31 October. Hallow is the old English word for saint On All Hallows Day...
'One would have to have a heart of stone to read the death of little Nell without dissolving into tears...of laughter.' Oscar Wi...
In 1872 two men began work on a lexicon of words of Asian origin used by the British in India. Since its publication the 1,000-page dicti...
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Terms used in linguistics: descriptivist and prescriptivist?
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