Thanks to technology and the rise of social media, the English language is changing faster than ever. Want to close the generational gap? You’ll need to strike some of these out-of-date words [...]
It's literally the opposite of what you'd expect.
Trying to persuade a boss, a client, or even a family member to take your advice? These five words will help you get your way – guaranteed.
This phenomenon could explain why myths like “vaccines cause autism” and “fat in food is bad” stick around.
The mechanics of memory remain mysterious – but new infant studies could hold the key.
We get very attached to the rules in English. Sometimes they help, sometimes they hinder, and sometimes you just need to take a lead from Elsa and Let It Go, writes Donyale Harrison.
They’re the words that put the whizz bang into our language, writes Donyale Harrison.
Donyale Harrison makes a combobulated argument in favour of couth, crepant and ept.
Columnist Nury Vittachi prefers his profanities to be articulated in Latin.
It’s the “other” English that both enriches and confuses the language. But Americans aren’t just out to be contrary, writes Donyale Harrison.