That English You’re Speaking? It’s Hebrew. (Well, Some of It.)
The derivations of the words cinnamon, ruthless, scapegoat, and amen
· January 26, 2016
On the Origin of ‘Shyster’
Master etymologist Gerald Cohen knows how jazz got its name, why they’re called hot dogs, and much more
· May 6, 2013
Visual Art & Design
Fwr Vwls 4 Futr Englsh?
As Twitter and text messages force linguistic brevity, English starts to look more like vowel-free Hebrew
· June 19, 2012
‘Brouhaha’ Provokes a You-Know-What
It does sound vaguely familiar, doesn’t it?
· November 29, 2011