The placebo effect is often associated with medicine and medical trials. Discover the surprising origin of this phrase and how you can use it.
Discover how the enemies of Rome live on in the English language 2,000 years later.
Memes are everywhere. In this episode, I look at the origin of the word ‘meme’ and discover how it is a fantastic example of a meme.
Take a look at the surprising contributions Ukraine has made to the English language and many other languages.
In this week’s word story, we look at the origin of the word ‘January’, how it is used and why it gave its name to one of the greatest cities in the world.
A short story with lots of expressions that use the word “bed”. Enjoy, but don’t fall asleep!