Because the Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic alphabets are all related historically, they share several identical letter forms — 11 of which (A, B, E, H, K, M, O, P, T, X, Y) appear in all three writing systems. (via @HaggardHawks)

I know he’s supposed to be from Liverpool but Toronto’s close enough, right? Constantine

Oof! I’m watching the last episode of Ozark and they’re not letting up for a moment! #mypoorshatterednerves

The Doorstep Mile (via @sketchplanations)

The Latin verb ‘tangere’, meaning to touch, is the origin of words like TANGIBLE (literally ‘touchable’), TANGENT (‘touching’), and CONTAMINATE (literally, ‘to spoil by touching’). It’s also the origin of INTEGER, in the sense that a whole number is literally ‘untouched’. (via @HaggardHawks)

Technically we should be ‘fneezing’ not ‘sneezing’. The ‘f’ was misread as a long medieval ‘s’. A ‘fneeze’ has just the right sound of a blocked nose and a snort. (via @susie_dent)