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And now for something completely different…

… we turn to the blog of the OED.
If you don’t know what the OED is… well… look it up.
The lexicographers were asked about their favourite words.  Some of them are humdingers… which is itself a good candidate for a favourite … Continue reading

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When did “Marriage” stop meaning what it means?

Years ago I worked with a German sister, deeply intelligent and one of the holiest people I have ever met. We were talking about nuances of meaning in a German sentence one day and, as an aside, she explained how … Continue reading

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