Archive for the ‘English’ Category

With everyday beseechery we conjure English history.

Sheep and mutton, hook and button, English is the language glutton.

Some people take in kids; English takes in words.

Our English thesaurus is a monstrosity; it has given intemperate, unrestrained and inauspicious birth to effusiveness, loquacity, prolixity, wordiness, redundancy and verbosity.

Flail, flap, flicker, flee — word cousins are a mystery.

Cacoepy’s orthoepy intrinsically is uppity.

The winsome tongue has lost ugsome.

The OED has OCD.

To speak our language is innate, uttered without the slightest wait.

English began with a kinsman; it will end when their isn’t one.