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Shakespeare’s Linguistic Legacy

Shakespeare is credited with introducing thousands of words and phrases into the English language, including “bedroom”, “majestic” and “eyeballs”.


“So, then, two bosoms and a single troth. Then by your side no bedroom me deny, For lying so, Hermia, I do not lie.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream


“This is a most majestic vision, and Harmonious charmingly. ” – The Tempest


“Hold up thy head.

Look in mine eyeballs, there thy beauty lies.

Then why not lips in lips, since eyes in eyes?” – Venus and Adonis

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Exploring Ubuntu

You might have heard of the Linux distribution “Ubuntu”.

Ubuntu is in fact a word from the African language Xhosa. It expresses a profound concept of there being a shared understanding and humanity that exists between people. The concept extends beyond Xhosa, resonating in various Bantu languages across Africa. 

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The origin of the word “Nerd”

The term “nerd” originated in Dr. Seuss’s 1950 book, “If I Ran the Zoo”. In the book, the narrator mentions collecting “a Nerkle, a Nerd, and a seersucker too” as exhibits for the fictional zoo. 


While the term initially had somewhat negative connotations, it has since evolved and is used more neutrally to describe people with a strong passion for intellectual or academic pursuits.