Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, and their meanings, and it can be quite an interesting subject. There are 195 countries in the world today and they have all sorts of names. But where do these names come from?
French football and English puns
I recently read an article on the Guardian with the following title: “Monaco out to restore French football’s pride against Manchester City” The article argues that because in recent weeks French football has suffered heavy defeats, it is now up to Monaco to get a great win to bring back French football’s pride. The defeats … Continue Reading