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David Foster Wallace’s thoughts on 'mucous', 'bland', and other words: oxford.ly/1fOfR0s @EndOfTourMovie pic.twitter.com/VpeVC1cpyw
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Portuguese 'saudade' doesn't have an exact equivalent in English. Find out more: oxford.ly/1DRvZ78 pic.twitter.com/OSF8It1y0F
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The emergence of the ‘stan’
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Quote of the Week: Aristotle
The language of Clueless
Video: the origin of symbols like # and @
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Whatever happened to the Brontosaurus?
OED appeals: can you help us find earlier evidence of the term ‘SOCO’?
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11 words we should start using more often
5 (yet more) words that are older than you think
Video: between you and me
Quiz: French words no longer used in French
What does ‘cracker-barrel’ actually mean?
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Quiz: how well do you know the language of colours?
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