Tag: Prince Harry
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Last week, the Word Watch highlighted terms, sex, gender, and nationalist, connected to the man whose language ever makes the headlines: Donald Trump. So, as a lexical palate cleanser, if you will, let’s turn our attention this week to some words made notable by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. And we’ll cap it off, […]more
Let’s fly our ‘Brexit plane’ straight off the runway with this week’s watch of the words – beginning with something decidedly nonverbal. Lip bite At her wedding last weekend, Megan Markle looked absolutely stunning. Prince Harry certainly thought so, too. The internet noticed, and needed something much stronger than a Megharryccino to handle what it […]more
On the Weekly Word Watch, its love at first… etymology. Let’s kick things off with the big news about Prince Harry and Megan Markle – or #Harkle, as some our blending the newly engaged super-couple. Engagement Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle sent hearts and social media feeds aflutter when they announced their engagement […]more
As headlines today scream ‘Prince Harry cavorts naked in Vegas party photos’, we asked chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary John Simpson for an insight into the disputed origins of the word ‘cavort’. “This is something that has had lexicographers scratching their heads over the years. Not why people cavort about, but where the […]more