The Wonder of Words and Names of Greek Gods Behind every great Hollywood hit is thousands of years of history, myth and legend – well, some of the time. In the latest blockbuster, Wonder Woman, we meet another action hero
How is ‘Ough’ pronounced in English? English has borrowed many of its words from other languages, some old and some new. The letters ‘ough’ have 10 different pronunciations. It’s confusing, but we’ll do our best to explain them to you.
What are False Friends in the English Language? We all know friends are our buddies who help us and like us, so it makes sense that false friends are like fair weather folk who only stick around when things are
The Oldest Words in the English Language Well, like many languages English is pretty old. In fact, it’s been round for thousands of years. English is a language formed from many different sources, but what were the first words ever
Susan Day on Writing, Blogging about English and Education We are very excited to share a recent interview Susan Day did with Crowdfire. In the interview, Susan spoke about her passion for writing, blogging, and what inspired her to start
5 English words you’ve probably never heard of! There are so many English words that look and sound totally strange chances are you’ve probably never heard of them. Some of these words have been part of English for a long
5 of the Weirdest Words you’ll learn in English There are so many English words that look and sound totally weird. They are difficult to pronounce and even more difficult to spell. Some of these words have been part of
5 of the Strangest Words you’ll hear in English There are so many English words that look and sound totally strange. They have odd spelling, and they sound even worse. Some of these words have been part of English for
26 Strange English words and their meanings English is a weird language. Apart from having the most words than nearly all other languages, it plays host to some pretty strange ones. Thanks to Voxy here are 26 of the strangest
24 English Idioms about Cats The word idiom comes from the Greek meaning “one’s own”. It is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. An idiom’s figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning.