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Light, bright, and sparkling: the language of light
Quiz: can you tell apart these confusing words?
What is the greengrocer’s apostrophe?
‘Compliment’ or ‘complement’: what’s the difference?
On the radar: purity test
Drunk Texts, Squad Goals, and Brewer’s Droop: an Oxford Dictionaries update
Where does ‘the writing is on the wall’ come from?
How do dogs understand words?
Whitewash, pinkwash, cloudwash, and blackwash: the many shades of -wash
10 common mistakes with prepositions made by learners of English
The Wind in the Willows in the OED
10 mistakes made by learners of English
Book quiz: titles with missing colours
From ‘big-endian’ to ‘aboma’: illustrating the OED Word of the Day