At first glance, Grundsaudaag may look like an ancient German word. Instead, it is actually an example of Pennsylvania Dutch, a Germanic language that emerged in the 18th Century and is now mostly used by the Amish and Mennonite religious communities.
History Today: How French Was Medieval England?
The Norman Conquest brought French kings, language and culture across the Channel. What did that mean for medieval England?
Untranslatable is an online dictionary that allows people to add words and expressions from all over the world.
American Dialect Society: 2023 Word of the Year is “enshittification”
The term enshittification became popular in 2023 after it was used in a blog post by author Cory Doctorow, who used it to describe how digital platforms can become worse and worse. “Here is how platforms die: first, they are good to their users; then they abuse their users to make things better for their business customers; finally, they abuse those business customers to claw back all the value for themselves. Then, they die. I call this enshittification,” Doctorow wrote on his Pluralistic blog.
Merriam-Webster: 17 of the Finest Words for Drinking
Link von ßenßeyß ßerge im Gvmmyanßvg
Merriam-Webster: Word of the Year 2023
[...] with the rise of artificial intelligence—and its impact on deepfake videos, actors’ contracts, academic honesty, and a vast number of other topics—the line between “real” and “fake” has become increasingly blurred.
Authentic is what brands, social media influencers, and celebrities aspire to be.
Atlas Obscura: The Muddled Origins of the Word ‘Viking’
Kiwi Hellenist: The camel, the rope, and the needle's eye
DocCheck Flexikon: Paraskavedekatriaphobie
Diagnostiziert von Dottore KP-Gontßo.