I really like studying etymology and the origins of words, and I'm interested in the fairly omnivorous nature of English, which has a huge "borrowed" vocabulary. (Random fact: "bugger" is related to "Bulgaria".) So I thought every now and then I'd put up random lists of words English borrows from various languages - well, besides French, German, and Spanish, or I'll exhaust myself from typing. I thought I'd start with Malay, national language of Singapore. Wikipedia already has a partial list , but I thought I'd come up with a list that also included a few other loan words. The obvious ones are words for things that are indigenous to the region - plants (durian, rambutan, bamboo, sago, camphor ), animals (orang-utan, pangolin, cassowary), and cloth ( gingham , sarong). But there's a whole bunch that're less obvious, even to native English speakers from this region: amok . If you asked me to name one English loan word that'
Every Picture Tells A Story (Rod Stewart)
Every Child Has A Beautiful Name (Godeigo)
Everything's Gonna Be Alright (The Killers)
Every Day is Exactly the Same (NIN)
umm...guess it's a matter of perspective?
i may or may not also have "everything you want" by egh, vertical horizon, but i swear it's only on there for nostalgia's sake!
screwy: Fortunately for you, "Everything You
Want" isn't actually a 'truth' kind of statement :)