The word “muscle” comes from a Latin term meaning “little mouse.”
The word aquarium means “watering place for cattle” in Latin
There are 24 different dialects of English in the US.
The average active vocabulary of an adult English speaker is of around 20,000 words.
The names of the English rivers Avon, Axe, Esk, Exe and Ouse all mean ‘river’ or ‘water’ in various ancient languages.
Quantophrenia is an obsessive reliance on statistics.
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The word “set” has over 100 definitions.
In Italian, the word espresso literally means “when something is forced out.”