Ten New Words in 2021

Ten New Words in 2021

Another year is almost over, and once more it feels like so much has happened and changed in our world over the last twelve months. These are changes which can be seen not just in the headlines and the streets, but reflected in our language as well. So as we move...
How the Vikings Helped Enrich English

How the Vikings Helped Enrich English

When non-Scandinavian speakers first come into contact with Scandinavian languages, they are often struck by how many English words our Nordic friends tend to use in their everyday speech. Entire concepts are lifted wholesale into Swedish, Danish and Norwegian, with...