Anatoly Liberman’s monthy gleanings.
Anatoly Liberman chronicles the development of the “American variety of English” from its colonial origins through today.
Oxford Etymologist, Anatoly Liberman, traces the roots of the word “yeomen.”
Anatoly Liberman demonstrates the difficulty of tracing the origins of every day words–especially considering the lack of consensus among linguists.
Anatoly looks at the word “bistro”.
Anatoly’s monthly gleanings.
Anatoly looks at the word “theodolite”.
Anatoly looks at the origin of the word “Wednesday”.
Anatoly analyzes some interesting differences in spelling and pronunciation between American and British English.
Anatoly answers questions.
Anatoly investigates the origin of the word ‘race.’
Anatoly muses on the origins of the words ‘peace’ and ‘war.’
Anatoly deliberates the origins of the words ‘spoon,’ ‘fork,’ and ‘knife.’
Anatoly explores the origins of the word ‘pet.’
Anatoly answers questions about word origins.
Anatoly explores the origins of the word ‘gooseberry,’ and its related phrases.