Tag Archives: Old English

15 Forgotten Christmas Words to Make Your Holiday Merry


Are we too late? Or perhaps right on time. Possibly… but it’s that time of year again. For all those language lovers out there, have a sit after all the gift unwrapping is said and done and take in a little Christmas linguistics fun. Here are some long and perhaps not-so-long forgotten words associated with(…)

We Need a Revival: Lost Words of Old English


Ever feel there’s something missing from your vocabulary? Are you searching for that perfect word that’s just beyond the tip of your tongue, that no amount of looking it up in reverse-dictionaries can bring you relief? With the internet at our fingertips and new words coming into existence daily, maybe having too many options is(…)

Getting þorny with Old English


You did a double-take there, didn’t you? Whilst we hope we won’t be accused of click-baiting you into reading this article, we are happy to have enticed you in. Hello! And if you’re a frequenter of social media, it’s likely you’ve seen this letter in use in all manner of incorrect ways (along with other(…)