different ways to say hello in other languages
While it is commonly used in psychology to describe a type of mental illness, mania can also mean ‘an obsessive enthusiasm for a particular thing’ in a broader, everyday sense.
It has been claimed that 52 percent of words in use aren’t included in dictionaries – is this true? Elyse Graham investigates how this figure arose, and suggests why it’s not quite right.
Schrödinger’s cat: What can cats tell us about physics, philosophy, and language?
Some words unique to Singapore have recently been included in the OED.
Lorna Shaddick explores the language of Pokemon Go.
Book lovers everywhere, can you pick the odd one out in our book quiz?
The usage of the so-called “quotative like” has been around for more than thirty years.