Did you know that...
...the Bougainvillea plant is named after the French admiral Louis Antoine de Bougainville?
...only 30 words of the Thracian language survive?
...deponent verbs are verbs in passive voice but with active meaning?
...in the English language, the morpheme "cran" only exists in the word cranberry and nowhere else?
...the names of the French city Noyon and the Dutch city Nijmegen both go back to the Latin name Noviomagus which is of Celtic origin?
...there is no word for the concept 0 in Old English?
...a georgic is a didactic poem about farming?