Mandarin is the most common language, but why is it called Mandarin and why are there many other things with the same name?
Learn all about the word “wash” and how it can be used in phrase like “whitewash” and “sportswash”.
Discover how the enemies of Rome live on in the English language 2,000 years later.
Listen to some great stories about some of the words associated with the Olympics.
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’.
The Romans had a drink called ‘aqua vitae’ or the water of life. Listen to find out how this drink survives and influences the names of other drinks around the world.