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News for November, 2010

November 30, 2010

Ageist to Zedonk

Ageist to Zedonk: 251 words the Daily Telegraph coined

November 30, 2010

Word power

The Times claims lead in OED influence

November 30, 2010

New and revised words

The latest update of the OED is published today.

November 29, 2010

Ashes cricket, 2

Don't make a silly point: learn the language of cricket

November 26, 2010

Ashes cricket

The much-anticipated 2010-11 Ashes cricket test between England and Australia has just got underway in Brisbane…

November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

The ‘first thanksgiving’ celebration is widely regarded as having taken place at Plymouth Colony in 1621.

November 17, 2010

William and Kate are to marry!

Or as they used to say, buckle (1693), conubiate (1814), or—even—join giblets (1681).

November 15, 2010

Monopoly is 75

November 11, 2010

Armistice commemorations

90th anniversary of the London cenotaph