Fiona McPherson

Fiona McPherson is a Senior Editor with the Oxford English Dictionary.

Articles by Fiona McPherson
doughnut
Clockwork Orange
pi
What is a mondegreen? There are plent of examples in popular music that you already know.
diamonds
Is the set-up of a steamship really the origin of posh? The posh acronym (Port Out Starboard Home) is a popular explanation for the origin and definition of posh.
Haggis
Where does the phrase 'mind your Ps and Qs' come from?
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