Literacy was important to the Protestant reformation in that it encouraged reading so that people could understand the Bible and the laws of the land.
While building a photo-montage of geniuses, I noticed I didn't have any women, so I consulted a few lists of top ten, top 50 all-time geniuses. No women. I searched "top 100 all time geniuses". None!
This article suggests a list of the 10 worst presidents in the history of the United States of America.
Sindarin, Klingon, and Esperanto are just a few examples of made up languages invented for literature and film. Learn more about these languages here.
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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?
All right, grammar geeks, how do we spell thumbs-up, really and truly? Greekgeek aka Mythphile investigates.
Many of the English words we speak today are derived from other languages. They are called loanwords or borrowings. Wikipedia has lists of English words derived from many other languages. The work wiki comes from the Hawaiian word wiki-wiki which...
Livy waxes nostalgic on Rome when it was truly Rome.