Every year on 10 October, Finns celebrate the day of Finnish literature, named after one of the earliest writers of prose in the language, Aleksis Kivi.
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Monty Python's linguistic legacy is captured in the OED's entry for Pythonesque, used to describe anything relating to, or reminiscent of, the show.
Even if you are something of a polyglot, there will probably be hundreds of languages you can't read yet.
The architecture world is home to a bounty of words and terms that have some seriously deep etymologies.
Translator Valerie Minogue talks through the tricky decisions she had to make when translating two novels by Zola for Oxford World’s Classics.