The other day at lunch, a colleague in the Political Science department told me about this article on the BBC website. It’s a fascinating look at how languages change over time. (It was only after the 6th or 7th century A.D. that German and English acquired separate identities; Indo-European is their common ancestor.)
What I’m Reading Now
My husband is currently reading aloud to me Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope. And I'm knee-deep in Henry James's Wings of the Dove.