Changing Language


The English language is vast, flexible, fascinating, frustrating, challenging, inspiring and endlessly changing. To take it for granted is to miss much of its richness and complexity. This website explores the way that the language has developed over hundreds of years. Click the links below to find out more.


Language Timeline

The English language is a vast flea market of words, handed down, borrowed or created over more than 2000 years. And it is still expanding, changing and trading.