This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This is a list of current,
widespread, ... The word "fuck" did not originate as an acronym of "For Unlawful
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 ...
History and evolution of more than 30000 words, including slang and technical
If the word was borrowed into English, the etymology traces the borrowing
process ... Thus did forsythia develop from the name of botanist William Forsyth, ...
Feb 7, 2014 ... From which language did English borrow the word poltergeist? ... French
borrowings but have actually come into English from other languages.
Feb 7, 2014 ... From which language did English borrow the word poltergeist? ... cargo and
aficionado both come from Spanish (in the 1600s and 1800s).
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?
So, the obvious question is, where did Proto-Indo-European words come from?
There is a small minority of linguists who argue for linguistic monogenesis, the ...
Mar 18, 2014 ... “Marmelade” does not come the story in which Mary, Queen of Scots, got a
headache after eating jam, and her maid were heard saying “Marie ...
Mar 15, 2015 ... So, uh, this video wasn't so great. First off, “Fuck” shares a root with “pugnus,”
Latin for “fist”—not the sexual act, an actual fist. Secondly, “ass” ...