Is there any particular reason why A comes before B or that Z is the last letter of the alphabet? We delve here into the origins of this and the system of writing.
The origins of a selection of some popular English expressions and sayings.
Does our language influence the way we think and perceive the world around us? Psychologists think it does.
As children we’re taught many different nursery rhymes. Most seem frivolous and amusing however behind every one is a history and story that’s every bit intriguing as the rhyme itself.
Is it possible to recreate the language of Stone Age man, spoken between 30,000 and 100,000 years ago? Some linguists believe it is.
The first English dictionary was the work of a single man just over 250 years ago. Here’s some background to this epic achievement.
Improve and test your wordpower by matching words to one of a multiple possible definitions.