Vocabulary

Extirpation

If an animal goes to sleep during cold periods it is called¬†hibernation. If an animal goes to sleep during hot periods it is called¬†estivation. Because climate and geography influence language there is often not a word for both of them… Read More ›

Neologisms

A neologism is a word or phrase that has entered into a language from a book, movie or event. It is not formally accepted but many (if not most) people know what it means. Some examples are bunny boiler Catch-22… Read More ›