Q is unique among the letters of the English alphabet in that it always has to be partnered with another letter (not counting loanwords like Quran, Qatar, and Iraq).
Why does it always have to be followed by a U? Continue reading
I’m going to wear a suit tomorrow. I don’t often, so it’ll be a rare treat, no doubt, for the general public who might be passing by. When I say suit, you probably think of a man wearing a matching jacket, trousers, and shirt, with optional tie. But if you think about it, there are many other ways to use the word suit, aren’t there…? Continue reading
After writing yesterday, I was eager to continue after having been quite sporadic in my output lately, and was all set to write something really interesting this evening.
I was thinking about this word, and the related word grave, this morning. Like contract, it’s a curiously multi-purpose word.
No, not English. Anglish.
Why do we say tonight in English? When you think about it, it’s fairly unusual. Last night makes sense, and so does tomorrow night. But tonight? Where does that come from?
What makes a house a home?
I’m sure you all have very different and interesting answers to that question.