Latest Donald MacQueen Stories
A Swedish doctoral student has tracked changes in English language usage, examining the world million and how its usage has morphed. Donald MacQueen of Uppsala University said he used historical collections that include everything ever written in a dozen U.S.
Historical collections that include everything ever written in a dozen American and British newspapers since they started are now available electronically.
- A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
- (in plural) Money; cash.