The Scripps National Spelling Bee highlights the richness of the English lexicon by picking some tough entries with foreign roots.
DNA evidence tracks the ancient history of the Jewish people.
Yiddish was at one time the international language of Ashkenazic Jews, but it’s exact origin has always been somewhat unclear, until now.
Is ‘chutzpah’ actually – as Ted Cruz claimed – a New York word? And what’s with the candidate’s insistence on distancing himself from New York City?