Canadian english, eh
Dollinger leads a University of B.C. project to revise the ... and the ITP Nelson Dictionary of the Canadian Language, which came out in 1997 -- none contains the historical documentation that Dollinger and his team of English professors feel is a vital ...
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language
CORGI is a Welsh word which other languages like English have ... result from the ‘f’, which should be a ‘v’ sound. Pronounce it ‘sul-vine’. You may wonder why so many Welsh surnames begin with ‘P’ and ‘B’, as in the name of the actor ...
A Way with Words
First, define each word. Then, list three facts and three opinions about any ... student access): –Is this statement an opinion or a fact, or does the sentence contain some elements that are fact and others that are opinions? Identify each.
Web 2.0 is the millionth English word, word 999,998 is n00b
It's also the only mainstream English word that contains two numerals. N00b if often used to describe someone who is new to something, a newbie. The Global Language Monitor who is responsible for listing new words that enter our language has strict ...
AFTER 5,000 YEARS, A DICTIONARY OF SUMERIAN
Indeed, among the few words in English derived from Sumerian ... of the shortest and will have 380 entries beginning with the letter B. The original cuneiform is being transliterated into Roman letters. ''A'' may require three volumes, and ''D,'' ''G ...