Tag Archives: Anglo-Saxons

Oh that? That’s a *special* kind of mist

“Lonely Standing Stone in mist and rain” by Nic Howes (CC BY-SA 2.0)

You can tell a society’s priorities by its vocabulary. For instance, these recent tweets caught my eye:


Words related to battle and its aftermath? We have loads of those!

Anatomy? Eh, one word should do for all the bendy parts.



Photo: Lonely Standing Stone in mist and rain (Nic Howes) / CC BY-SA 2.0