Discover all there is to know about the history of the word ‘junk’ as well as the different ways it can be used today.
Today we tell the story of two of the most common words in English: Hello and Goodbye! Used by people who have never studied English, and, of course, by The Beatles!
It’s the meal everyone thinks of when they think of British cooking. In this episode, we look at the origins of the phrase ‘fish and chips’.
Ok. It’s a short two-letter word that means everything is all right. And it is used around the world in countless languages. Find out how this small word spread all over the world, ok?
In this episode, learn about the origins of the word ‘boycott, how it started life in Ireland before spreading all over the world.
English has borrowed words from many language cultures around the world. In this podcast, I look at English words that originated in Brazil.