Following on from part 1 of Doctor Who, in an Exciting Adventure with the Lexicographers, Second Lexicographer takes the reins and looks into the language of Doctor Who throughout the years. SECOND LEXICOGRAPHER: Hm. Feels different this time… Nope, still not ginger. Something missing though… Ahah! No Adam’s apple! So, while I’m waiting for […]
If you could touch the alien sand and hear the cry of strange birds and watch them wheel in another sky, would that satisfy you? FIRST LEXICOGRAPHER: With this tantalizing question, William Hartnell opened the doors of the Tardis to reveal to its new and rather sceptical crew their first destination in an adventure which […]
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