The Nerd | - Part 19

The Nerd

People who use swear words are honest and make better friends, according to study.

Please like our new page Facebook about Dogs Visit our new website about Dogs : https://udoggybag.com Have you ever felt a twinge of guilt after you have sworn or used “bad language”? Well, don’t! Science shows that swearing is a useful social skill that allows us to bind with people and establish strong relationships with …

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Map Shows The Literal Meaning Of Every Country’s Name.

There are beautiful stories and meanings behind every country’s name. Well, there should be! Etymology is an interesting subject of its own, add some geography to it and you will be amazed to find out how astonishing and weird the meanings of some countries’ names are.

Missing British parrot returns speaking Spanish.

Please like our new page Facebook about Dogs Visit our new website about Dogs : https://udoggybag.com A British parrot named Nigel disappears for four years only to return speaking Spanish. Weird, huh!

20 Awesome Historical Words We Should Bring Back

 Language evolves whether we like it or not.  Language always gains words and features that are incredibly useful but down the road, it also loses equally important features. Below you will find 20 awesome English words that have long been forgotten which we should bring back to daily use.  

Scrabble rule change allows use of ‘OK’ and other newly added words.

Please like our new page Facebook about Dogs Visit our new website about Dogs : https://udoggybag.com Scrabble, wordsmiths’ favorite game, has pretty straight forward rules and from time to time they get updated with the addition of new words. According to the latest update to the scrabble dictionary, released by Merriam-Webster  on September 2018, 300 …

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People who constantly point out grammatical mistakes are jerks, study finds.

We call them all sorts of names: grammar nazis, pedants, grammar police, and sometimes prescriptivists. And now science says they are more than just that; they are jerks. A recent study has revealed that people who feel the urge to point out people’s grammatical mistakes online have less agreeable personalities than those who ignore them.

Here is why ‘p’ is not pronounced in words like ‘psychology’ and ‘pseudo’ in English but pronounced in other languages

When it comes to silent letters, English has many. They are there, standing firm, occupying space and charge you for extra ink but not pronounced at all. Many people hate them for being there and they fuss about why for god’s sake they are not pronounced. Well, there is a reason they are not pronounced …

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