language nerds

Top Stories
Young woman considering Oxford English Dictionary
Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash

When it comes to the language we hear, read, and speak every day, it can be easy for us to take advantage of all the interesting ways it's transformed since its beginning.

But when etymologists are given the opportunity to nerd out over their favorite facts, they're not shy about sharing.

Keep reading...Show less
Wordsmiths Weigh In On Which Obscure Words They Wish Were Used More
Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash

English is an ever-evolving language, with new words coming to be and old words falling out of fashion all the time.

Some older words are actually quite useful or fun, though, and could have a place in the modern language.

Keep reading...Show less
People Break Down Common Sayings That Actually Have A Second Part Everyone Ignores
Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Please try not to be too salty when you reach the end of this article and realize how many times these "common sayings" have been chopped up and taken out of context so they can be used to manipulate you.

Keep reading...Show less