BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

DID YOU KNOW…nope can be a verb, an adjective and a noun…

…and lots of other things, especially when used online. I discovered the flexibility of this term when reading Sentence First, the blog of an Irish scientist and linguist who has … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

Y is for YO-HE-HO and why we have words

I didn’t expect Y to be so difficult. For awhile I thought I would be stuck with yarn, the old English word for a rambling story, similar to the Chinese … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment