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Rudyard Kipling and The Jungle Book in the Oxford English Dictionary
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Quiz: how well do you know Shakespeare’s language?
The rise of the ‘hot take’
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Should you capitalize the word Internet?
Quiz: can you complete the book title?
LOYO, Obamacar, and otter café: new words in OxfordDictionaries.com
Quiz: which Shakespeare plays are these celebrities quoting?
Astronomy vs astrology?
Why English is hard: words ending in ‘-ough’
How Shakespeare spoke: Original Pronunciation, rhymes, and puns
California and the Oxford English Dictionary
The shambolic life of ‘shambles’
9 singers and groups you may not expect to find in the OED
How brothers became buddies and bros
A quiz of literary words
Get happy with the word ‘happy’
Explore the language of Irish English, from ‘gobdaw’ to ‘hooley’
Vlogging, celebrity gossip, and a bit of how’s your father: updates to the OED
What is a mnemonic?
How good is your Northern Irish English?
Fibonacci to Avogadro: numbers with names
On the road: expressions with the word ‘road’
55 words ending in ‘ster’ you didn’t know you needed to know
Ten verbs from Northern Ireland that you’ll enjoy using
Women and the Oxford English Dictionary
Video: ‘enquire’ or ‘inquire’?
Mother’s milk, mother wit, and other words containing ‘mother’