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Pack up your Cabbage Patch Kids and power down your NES consoles, fans of the eighties! It’s time to take a break from vegging out and do a deep dive into the language of everyone’s favorite 1980s-set kid-centric TV sci-fi drama, the Netflix original series Stranger Things. (If you have a different favorite 1980s-set kid-centric […]more
“What are you going to do, build a cabinet at them?” It’s blue, much bigger than it looks from the outside, and ‘the gateway to everything that ever was or ever can be’. If this were the Whoniverse, I’d be talking about the TARDIS; as it is, if you were looking for a real-world equivalent […]more
Oxford is a very dangerous place to live at the moment. A body has been found in the woods, bludgeoned to death, and decorated with maggots and a dead raven as part of what seems to be a bizarre alchemical ceremony. When another body is found in the river, tied to a wooden stake with […]more
With the debut of the Steven Spielberg-produced Halle Berry vehicle Extant, one question has been on a lot of people’s minds: what does the title mean? Following the show’s premiere on July 9, Oxford Dictionaries saw a noticeable increase in the number of searches for the definition of extant. But it wasn’t only the Internet […]more
With the return of George R. R. Martin’s epic series to TV screens it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. For the full story on the language of Game of Thrones read our blog post. Whether you have nefarious designs on the Iron Throne itself, or you’re just too […]more
If you could touch the alien sand and hear the cry of strange birds and watch them wheel in another sky, would that satisfy you? With this tantalizing question, William Hartnell opened the doors of the Tardis to reveal to its new and rather sceptical crew their first destination in an adventure which has, with […]more