Language & Literature

Facts about Iron Man

10 Unusual Facts About Iron Man

Iron Man is a superhero within the Marvel universe. His debut was in the comic called “Tales of Suspense” back in 1963, and in 1968 he got his first standalone comic! Iron Man is now one of the best-known superheroes in the world. Here are ten unusual Iron Man facts!

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Facts about Superman

15 Speedy Facts About Superman

Superman is a fictional superhero, and he was trademarked by DC Comics back in 1938 making his debut in DC Comics “Action Comics #1.” He may have many powers but also has a few flaws. Learn more about this superhuman with these 15 speedy Superman facts.

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How do words get into the dictionary?

How Does A Word Get Into The Dictionary?

Have you ever wondered how a word is added to the English dictionary? Is there one person who says "yes" or "no" to the new words? How does it all work? We are about to answer all these questions as we look at how words are entered into the dictionary.

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Winnie the Pooh with a butterfly on his nose

10 Wonderful Facts About Winnie The Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is such a classic and iconic bear. He was born in 1926 and tells us all the beautiful tales of his adventures on Hundred Acre Wood in England. But where did this loveable bear come from? Sit back, relax and let's delve into this bears history together.

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Amazing Facts about J.K. Rowling

30 Enchanting Facts About J.K. Rowling

Becoming a world-famous author is no simple task. The journey to that goal for J.K. Rowling wasn’t easy either – and yet she is a true story of someone coming up from rags to riches. Here we'll look at 30 interesting facts about Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling.

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Freaky Facts about Frankenstein

15 Freaky Facts About Frankenstein

Many people already know Frankenstein is a horror fiction character who became one of the most famous and one of the scariest figures in the world literature. If you want to know more about Frankenstein, this article will help you to garner more information about this famous story.

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Differentiation between autumn and fall

Why Do The British Say “Autumn” Instead of “Fall”?

You may have heard the British use the word “autumn” to describe the time of year that ends summer and turns to winter or in simpler terms, the third season. But why do they use a different word? Here we compare the difference between autumn and fall!

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The Surprising Origin of these 5 phrases

5 Common Phrases With Historical Origins

It’s no surprise that when you delve into the everyday things we say, you’ll find that many of them are steeped in some rather interesting historical origins. So where do some of these common phrases that we say come from? Here are 5 of the most used phrases with fascinating backgrounds!

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Where did the word "Boycott" Originate?

The Fascinating Origins of the Word “Boycott”

When you think about it, “boycott” is a strange word. How does the word relate to the action of not attending or doing something? Of isolating or ignoring something? Where did the word “boycott” come from? Well, let's go back to 1880 to find out.

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Amazing Shakespeare facts

50 Fun Facts About William Shakespeare For Kids

Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers in history! This well spoken playwright is still well-known by all generations, and that likely won't be changing any time soon. We've assembled 50 facts about Shakespeare for you to appreciate his impressive works even more!

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Surprising Phrases From Ancient History

5 Phrases & Actions We Use That Come From Ancient Times

There are certain phrases that are part of our language that we use so much and don't consider where they originated from. Many of them even had different meanings when they were originally used. Find out which of these you use and where they come from!

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The Amazing History of Schadenfreude

The Surprising History of Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude - it's a mouthful, but it's one German word that many people are familiar with. But do you know what it means? Once you find out, it might become a word you use more often because it definitely is useful! Find out what this complicated but functional word means.

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