All posts tagged "modern english"
- Thieves, Knives, and Chiefs and English Plurals
English is rule-based. I repeat: Like all languages, English is rule-based. A tweet recently appeared in my Twitter feed in which...InformationMay 3, 2020
- A Short History of ‘You’
“What’s wrong with you?” posits the Oxford Dictionaries. But, seriously, what’s up with the oddness that is the second person personal...English PronounsMarch 12, 2019
- Christmastime Is Here: The Etymology of Christmas
Christmastime is here. Or is Christmas time here? From where and when does the word Christmas come? And is Xmas a...InformationDecember 13, 2018