As International Surfing Day takes place on 20 June this year, it is a good time to put on a favourite ‘Hawaiian shirt’ (currently first recorded in 1955) and take a look at some of the surfing terms in the Oxford English Dictionary. Early surf reports The vocabulary of surfing in the English language has […]
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Word of the Day: antebellum - occurring or existing before a particular war…... oxford.ly/1o8O0og
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In case you missed it... Word of the Day: apposite - apt in the circumstances or relation to something... oxford.ly/1rtAaAF