Anatoly’s November gleanings.
Anatoly Liberman looks into the Dutch origins of words.
Anatoly explains why it is hard to find the origins of the word “hobo”.
Anatoly Liberman answers last month’s questions.
Anatoly Liberman answers questions based on last month’s posts.
Anatoly looks at features of Indo-European languages.
Anatoly Liberman looks at the use of the split infinitive.
Anatoly Liberman relates his adventures with plurals.
Anatoly Liberman looks at the word “hello”.
Anatoly answers questions.
Anatoly Liberman recounts the times when phonetics were used to determine the death, expulsion or release of a group of people, and takes a closer at the development of homonyms.
Anatoly Liberman looks at guilt and shame.
or, Shame and Guilt from an Etymological Point of View,
With Some Observations on Sham and Scam Thrown in for Good Measure (Part 1: Shame)
Anatoly Liberman answers questions.
Anatoly Liberman looks at the word “Berserk”.
Anatoly looks at the word “pinkie”.