I enjoy language. Reading about it, studying it, and observing how it changes and grows. It is not far off to say that language is a living organism that responds to its environment, and is forever transforming itself. There are a large number of books available on word or phrase origins, forgotten words, or obscure but useful words.
At the end of every year, lists such as this one come out. If I run across some other ones, I'll be sure to post them.
Banned words… Continue