This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This is a list of current,
widespread, ... Fuck: The word "fuck" did not originate as an acronym of "For
Unlawful Carnal Knowled...
Ordinarily we pay little attention to the words we speak. We concentrate instead
on the meaning we intend to express and are seldom conscious of how we ...
Jan 16, 2013 ... In Saussure's words semiology is “a science that studies the life of signs ....
Where does objectivity and subjectivity come into play elsewhere ...
History and evolution of more than 30000 words, including slang and technical
Feb 7, 2014 ... From which language did English borrow the word poltergeist? ... French
borrowings but have actually come into English from other languages.
Dec 25, 2012 ... Many English words used today come from these ancient Vikings. Words like “sky
,” “leg,” “skull,” “egg,” “crawl,” “ lift” and “take” are from the old ...
Oct 30, 2011 ... We have no idea how the word originated originally or why it came to mean what
.... Did language originate and evolve just as organisms did?
Feb 7, 2014 ... From which language did English borrow the word poltergeist? ... look and sound
like French borrowings but have actually come into English ...
What is the origin of the word 'berserk'? Where does the word 'berserk' come from
, and what has it got to do with bears? We've got the unexpected answers, ...
Sep 28, 2006 ... I did not know, for instance, that in 2005 somebody in Britain ... Primitive words
might have come from imitating animal noises or natural sonic ...