Is it ‘side effect’ or ‘side affect’? Take this quiz to find out if you’re an ace at telling apart these two tricky words!
What’s the difference between affect and effect? We know that a lot of people get confused about the difference between affect and effect – so we’ve put together a handy infographic to help you out. You can even print it out and stick it above your desk for quick reference. All the essentials are here, […]
As part of our occasional search monitor series, here’s a clickable word cloud displaying about 350 of your most-viewed words in Oxford Dictionaries Online during January 2011. It brightened up our day no end (in fact, we were even a little discombobulated) to see that vomitorium had emerged at the top of the pile for […]
Word of the Day: fastidious - very attentive to and concerned about accuracy...... oxford.ly/1IDozdv
ICYMI: Word of the Day: sensuous - affecting the senses rather than the intellect... oxford.ly/1JCfG5v
Video: what is the origin of the word 'codswallop'? oxford.ly/1Iy7Kkp