The fact that people can use “literally” about things that can’t possibly be factual may literally make your blood boil.
Is the unique Appalachian dialect the preserved language of Elizabethan England? Left over from Scots-Irish immigrants? Or something else altogether?
What's behind the Australian habit of nicknaming and abbreviating everything? Nicknames may just reveal how Australians see themselves and relate to each other.
"Twelfth Night" was more than a Shakespeare play; for a very long time it was an extremely popular European winter feast.