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Earl Grey

This blend of tea flavoured with bergamot is said to have been popularized by Charles, the second Earl Grey (1764–1845). OED editors have found evidence for […]

tank

Military tanks were a major invention of the First World War: developed during 1915 and first put into commission in 1916, they immediately captured the interest of the public, and tank entered into numerous compounds and phrases. However, we have not found […]