Word of the Day: haplography - the inadvertent omission of a repeated letter…... ow.ly/8JWnc4
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From muggle to whizzpopper, discover invented words in children’s literature: oxford.ly/1xsevKq pic.twitter.com/KOVxZTQDqH
Yesterday at 11:01 pm
The rise of global English: oxford.ly/1dXfksD pic.twitter.com/XWcmxeqEje
Yesterday at 8:01 pm
From sexting to troll, we found some unexpected words in Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Usage: bit.ly/sKSocc pic.twitter.com/gwPliS2UhG
Yesterday at 5:01 pm
Stripes aside, zebras look a lot like horses - but are they actually? bit.ly/1SyeS4L pic.twitter.com/3TnDBAqn2i
Yesterday at 2:00 pm
How good is your New Zealand English?
Rudyard Kipling and The Jungle Book in the Oxford English Dictionary
Laughing, crying, and disgust in languages around the world
Quiz: how well do you know Shakespeare’s language?
The rise of the ‘hot take’
Astronauts vs cosmonauts: Russian influence on the language of space
Avoid embarrassment at the doctor’s office
What are our favourite poems?
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’?