Competitions and quizzes
Dictionaries and lexicography
English in use
Grammar and writing help
Varieties of English
Word trends and new words
What are the shortest words in English?
Can ‘literally’ mean ‘figuratively’?
Quiz: can you match the lyrics to the musical?
How many words are there in the English language?
From rage-quit to sweatying it: the language of childhood in 2017
From Black Velvet to Arnold Palmer: how do cocktails get their names?
The new £5 note: how should we be using quotation marks?
Nixonian: what does it mean and why are people using it?
Surveillance: the road to odium
Can you Guess the Word? Part One
William Caxton: his role in the history of English
Tangled up in words? 20 tricky international tongue-twisters
On the radar: empty chair
From room to zoom: a snapshot of the camera