Great apes: What’s so great about them?

Great apes: What’s so great about them?

As much as I do love a sea creature, the great apes will always hold a special place in my heart. They’re so close to human, I find them fascinating. I usually find myself siding with them during The Planet of the Apes films. Here are a few of the reasons I will...
British words that originated elsewhere

British words that originated elsewhere

The history of the English language is understandably a tad murky. With waves of immigration dating back to prehistory, it’s not surprising our wonderful language has taken a lot of influence from around the world. Here are some words that you probably use every...
Unique languages from around the world

Unique languages from around the world

There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages found across the world. And while many of them are related to one another (for example, English is a Germanic language, along with German, Dutch, Swedish, Afrikaans, Danish, Norwegian, Yiddish, Scots, Limburgish, Frisian,...