When someone diagrams a sentence, he or she places words onto a diagram in a set pattern in order to understand the sentence and the words within the sentence better. Diagramming sentences not only helps the writer of the sentence form the words in...
So in our journey through the alphabet we come to ‘C’. There are several ‘C’ words to choose from ( careful!) but I am going with the ones that offer fascinating stories and fascinating roots. We first visit The Aztecs whose Nahuatl language yielded the word that will melt in our mouth,...
The effects of the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest on the English language are discussed. Printed and spoken examples are included.
The difference between the British and American versions of the English language.
Part two of my Dictionary of Australian Slang, Strine and Colloquialisms. This installment covers the alphabet from "D" to "I". Follow each part in this series to learn how to talk like an Aussie.
Read the pros and cons, the polarized opinions, and weigh in on this bit of English grammar.
We're back with 10 more brief histories of some of the English Language's common Expressions.
There are a number of idioms that are related to pigs. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. I hope that you find these fun.
... to be or not to be a geek. Is being a geek as bad as it sounds ... or is not being a geek even worse? What is a geek? What is the opposite of a geek. A beautiful flower begins the discussion.
Some people say that the English Language has been altered forever by computer mediated communication. This Hub argues that it is all a part of the evolution of the English Language.