English words do not inflect much; in fact you could claim that English is almost a non-inflectious language. […]
This odd preposition can also appear as a postposition, but does not behave much like either.
Little by little, English has accumulated some odd phrases. This group consists of a noun followed by a […]
An illustration of how we sometimes need more than just syntax and semantics to parse a simple sentence.
Enough is a common enough word in the English language that we never stop to think how strange it is.
English – and possibly other languages – get quite weird when it comes to place names. Each seems to become an idiom on its own.
Being a linguist must be very frustrating. When others think of the most intellectually-demanding subjects which have been […]