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 ...
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 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.
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 ...
“Progressive” Is the Wrong Word
I happen to agree with critics who claim that “progressive” is the currently acceptable word because the word “liberal” has been tarnished and is not salvageable. (For more on that, see this.) My conversion against this point came to clarity when ...