Wy duz English hav such weerd spelling? Sum words uze silent letters. Others use dubel letters inconsistently for ekwal sounds, such as “blizzard” and “lizard.” Wat if we cud mak it eezy? […]
We Don’t Have the Word, But We All Know Someone To Whom it Applies
Backpfeifengesicht is a German word referring to a face badly in need of a fist.
The Mystery of Einstein’s Last Words
Albert Einstein’s (1879-1955) life was marked by his ability to answer many of science’s greatest mysteries. Paradoxically, his dying words left us with questions that will never be answered.
A Word for the Next Time You Drive
Have you ever been at a loss for words because of the bad driving skills of another motorist? The Germans have come to the rescue with deppenfahrerbeaugung. It literally translates as “moron […]
More Words We Need in English
As rich as the English language is, there are plenty of words in other languages that English has not yet adopted. In addition to these that have already appeared on these […]