Astroturfing

By |2011-09-01T10:43:01+00:00September 1st, 2011|Words|

Explanation of this phenomenon, which has been exacerbated by the rise of social media, and origin of its name

Bagsy

By |2016-10-18T15:48:49+00:00July 1st, 2010|Words|

Bagsy, baggsy, squits, foggy, furry, firsy, barley, bollars, jigs, chaps, chucks and dibs: several words, one concept

Bigot

By |2016-10-18T15:48:53+00:00April 29th, 2010|Words|

Origin and explanation of the word "bigot": from religious hypocrisy to partisan beliefs

Upper and lower case

By |2010-02-18T08:22:41+00:00February 18th, 2010|Words|

Have you ever wondered where “upper case” and “lower case” come from? I [...]

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