Take the word 'Garden', for instance. The poem Beowulf starts:
*In honour of tomorrow being Earth Day.
** but maybe not garleac (Garlic). Who knows?
Ever wondered what your Anglo-Saxon ancestors spoke? Well, here's a collection of useful Old English phrases for everyday situations. Disclaimer: Some of these phrases are genuine Old English, whilst some are more creative adaptations of what was written down by the Anglo-Saxons. Use with care!