Tag Archive: old english

View over the top of a book #2

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Unlike the last picture that was taken during work hours, this is during an actual break. I have a habit, like a lot of people, of just eating at my desk and looking… Continue reading

This would be easier if I were German

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It seems, while I’ve heard a million times that English is a Germanic language, Old English really is incredibly German. I do have some German, due to school and such, and the similar… Continue reading

How badass would it be to be able to read ‘Beowulf’ in the original old English?

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I think, incredibly. Like Vin Diesel, Chuck Norris and Mads Mikkelsen all rolled into one. How difficult would it be to be able to read Beowulf? Like giving birth to a fridge freezer… Continue reading