How the world has reinvented the word ‘spoke’ to refer to a toothbrush

Spoke is a common word in the English-speaking world and the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is no exception.Its evolution over the past few centuries has been shaped by the fact that people had to learn to distinguish between the sound of a tooth brush and the sound the mouth made.Spoke, in this sense, came into being in the late 19th […]

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How to Speak Esperanto

The language of Jesus Christ is spoken by over 30 million people worldwide.But some of the most popular languages on the planet don’t even exist in English.The following article explores the ways in which Esperanto has become so popular and the languages it was created to speak.This article originally appeared on FourFourtwo.com.Listen to this podcast to hear more about Esperanto.

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ESPNCricInfo – Electric-powered cars, plug-in hybrids, electric-powered hybrids, plug vehicles, plug chargers

ESPNCricket Australia has announced a partnership with Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturer, Electric Vehicle Technologies Australia, to produce a range of electric powered cars, including the EV Plug-In Hybrid.The announcement is a further boost to the company’s electric powered car plans. The partnership will see EV Technologies Australia’s electric powertrain and EV Plug Charger developed and installed in Australia’s new fleet of […]

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How to watch and listen to the new Ghostbusters movie

Movie lovers will be happy to know that the next installment of the popular Ghostbusters reboot is out, and it’s available now on streaming services and DVD. If you’re a fan of the original, this is the time to get in on the action, as it’s not available for purchase in cinemas, but you can stream it on the likes of […]

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The 10 most expensive roads in Britain

10.Toulouse-Roussillon – £10,000 to £20,000The French city has become a destination for British cyclists, thanks to its abundance of paved roads.It’s a world-class cycling city and boasts some of the most extensive bicycle infrastructure in the world.But the town’s high cost of living means it’s a good bet to spend up to £10k to £15k on a new bike.10.London to […]

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