Language Arts & Disciplines, Linguistics, Etymology
The Surprising Origins of Everyday Words of Religion and Spirituality by David Tickner
Words are the foundation of all communication―the foundation upon which we build our understanding of the world around us … of nature, philosophy, faith, and of ourselves. But where do those words come from? Using humor and insight paired with ...
How It Has Penetrated Our Everyday Language by Colin McNairn
It’s game on in uncovering the many sports-inspired terms, expressions, sayings and images that populate our everyday language! That’s the challenge that this book takes on, using a playbook for each sport. It kicks off with an opening run through ...
by Edo Nyland
Edo Nyland shares with us his research on the evolution of European and other languages and his conclusions offer fresh perspectives to challenge traditional views entertained by the linguistic establishment. Nyland’s research was inspired by a CBC ...