Playwright William Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'.
Wycliffe, translator of the English Bible (1380) introduced the word 'atonement', meaning at one with; along with
angel, jealous, glory and about 1000 other Latin words!
Tyndale, another translator of the English Bible (1524) introduced such words to us as, scapegoat, Jehovah, fishermen
People dream an average of five times a night, and each subsequent dream is longer than the one preceding it.
China has launched a campaign to stop the poor English spelling on signs and menus. Officials are fed-up with
restaurants listing items like "fried pawns" and "bean eurd". They say so-called Chinglish words often confuse and
amuse visitors giving them the wrong impression of the country.