Tag: Oxford Dictionary of English
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It takes… 41 hours of continuous reading! That’s according to Christian Saunders, founder of Canguro English, who, along with a team of trusty volunteers, took on the Herculean task of reading every single word in the Oxford Dictionary of English on livestream this World Teachers’ Day to raise money for the education of refugees in […]more
Put down your fidget spinner, turn away from the popcorn movie, and switch off airplane mode, because we’ve updated Oxford Dictionaries. Take some time off from creating a face swap of you and your puggle. Don’t worry: we’ll try to be breviloquent, though feel free to give your deep dive in the comments. Fidget spinner From faithless […]more
Did you spend part of your staycation this year watching the World Cup and tweeting about the infuriating sound of the vuvuzela? A lot of people did. These words are now so familiar that it’s easy to forget how recently they were coined – staycation is first recorded in 2005, while Twitter wasn’t set up […]more