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Origins of common idioms

If someone says something funny and you think “what is the origin of this idiom?”, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, Letrário will compile 12 interesting idioms and their origins, while taking a journey through old times, the Wild West, the Middle Ages, Shakespearean works and even nautical terminology. Let’s get started? […]

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The interesting etymology of 10 words + a Gothic overview

Do you like learning about the origin of words? Are you fascinated by the stories behind how words came to be? Then this article is for you! Take a journey through several languages and learn more about history itself. We’ll tell you about the origin and evolution of “tragedy”, ” assassin”, “whisky”, “shampoo”, “vaccine”, “etymology”, […]

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