Multilinguish: Words Of The Year 2019
Can you summarize a whole year with a single word? Probably not.
Decade In Review: Language Trends That Shaped The 2010s
We explored the memes, movements and emoji that defined a decade.
These Are America’s Most Mispronounced Words Of 2019
A rapper, a presidential candidate and a famous cathedral all made this year’s list of America’s most mispronounced words.
Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change
It’s not just the environment that’s changing. Languages around the world are also adapting to describe new realities.
Anachronisms In ‘Downton Abbey’: Terms That The Show Got Totally Wrong
‘Quid’ is not the proper term for a proper lady.
Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love
Are young people and/or media publications just making up new dating terms for sport these days? Maybe, but here’s what they mean anyway.
14 Words That Used To Mean Something Else
The cool thing about etymology is that it actually doesn’t guarantee anything!
Why Does The English Alphabet Lack Accent Marks?
It’s not like we couldn’t benefit from them, considering how counterintuitive English spelling can be.
10 Fruit Names And Where They Come From
Turns out, people used to call a lot of different things “apples.”