English Sky

I found a fun fact today about the English word “sky” (French: ciel).   It comes from the Old Norse word “sky” which means “cloud” (French: nuage) which explains a lot about the British climate!   The modern Norwegian word for “cloud” is “sky”, and the word for “sky” in Norwegian is “himmel”.   The […]

Entente Cordiale

« Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose »   I was thinking recently about how different the French and English languages were, yet also that they were so similar. So I did some investigation and got some pretty interesting results!   “Ch” becomes “C”   /k/ chat = cat chapeau = cap   The circumflex (^) […]