Taliban means “students” in Arabic.
Clue originally meant ball of twine. That’s why you “unravel” clues to solve a mystery.
An Old English unit of volume was called a “butt”, approx. 477L, implying there is such a thing as a “buttload”.
The word “like” can be used as a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, particle, conjunction, hedge, interjection, and quotative.
She said, he said? Before year 1000, the word “she” didn’t exist in the English language.
97% of people say “fith” instead of “fifth”.
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltters in a wrod are; the olny iprmoetnt fatcor is taht the frist and lsat ltteres be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Petrty amzanig, huh?