Tag: Writers


10 Great Words about Words

The best words to describe language-related experiences, reading, and other related phenomena Logos is the very first word of the Gospel of St John: ‘In the beginning was the Word’. (Logos means ‘word’.) And ‘logos’, it turns out, has given us a raft of great wordy words – word-related terms which describe […]


Five Fascinating Facts about Thomas Chatterton

The life and work of the poet Thomas Chatterton, told through five bits of trivia 1. Chatterton was, in effect, the first English Romantic poet. Before William Wordsworth (1770-1850) and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), Thomas Chatterton (1752-177o) was laying the groundwork for a revolution in English verse. Chatterton was perhaps […]