Most of us have heard of Esperanto, an attempt to create a universal language; but Volapük, or Solresol?
All right, grammar geeks, how do we spell thumbs-up, really and truly? Greekgeek aka Mythphile investigates.
A modest and informative look at what languages those of us who demote ourselves to the level of a Historian should learn, especially if we study Western European thought.
This is an essay that I wrote for my final paper in my senior seminar, a class that I was required to take in order to get my bachelor's degree in English. It is a take on my opinions and analysis of how fairy tales...
Kids use musical mnemonics to learn the parts of speech and grammar with these classic hits from School House Rock.
A concise and illustrated guide to what the eyes betray and tell you about what the person feels.
Pronouns make life easier for readers and writers. As a replacement for nouns, the pronoun can simplify sentences within a text and cuts down on redundancy. Pronouns are easy...wait didn't I say that?
This article is an overview of the way that English speakers swear and curse. Why we use the words we do and how it is possible to say the exact same thing but in a socially acceptable way.
Let me tell you that I am on the research for common origins of words that are similar -to a large extent- in pronunciation and meaning in different languages. The study is being particularly in etymology and philology...
Cowboys come in many different varieties. The working cowboy and the urban cowboy are worlds apart, with many other flavors in between.