تاريخ النشر: 1-1-1985
حجم الملف: 8,31 MB
اسم الملف: Dictionary Of Word Origins.pdf
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'Loo' is often used in informal British English to mean 'toilet' - but where does the word come from? There are a few theories; we explore them all. What is the origin of the word "OK"? OK: those two little letters form a handy word that is recognized all around the world, but where did OK get its meaning? We explore the possibilities.
Phrases coined by Shakespeare - The Bard of Avon, he gave us more words and expressions than anyone else. Nautical phrases Ahoy there, me hearties, here's the language that came from our nautical friends. Phrases from the Bible - the single book that has given more sayings, idioms and proverbs to the English language than any other.