Archive for April, 2018

Bunny hug Canadian English

How good is your World English?

Do you know what a ‘tackie’, a ‘backie’, or a ‘bunny hug’ is? The Oxford English Dictionary is asking for your help in identifying and recording those distinctive words and…

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Words as old as the OED

When the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was finally completed in 1928, the world of 1857, when work on the dictionary began, must have seemed impossibly distant. Radio,…

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