Words

  • News

    The Collins Dictionary have named the 'word of the year' - how many times have you said it?

    You have said this maybe once this year

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    Shortlist Team
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  • 'Milkshake duck' named word of the year - but what does it mean?
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    'Milkshake duck' named word of the year - but what does it mean?

    It all starts with a meme

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    Alex Finnis
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  • No one has ever heard of the 2017 word of the year
    News

    No one has ever heard of the 2017 word of the year

    Excuse me?

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    Alex Finnis
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  • Can you actually pronounce these words correctly?
    Quizzes

    Can you actually pronounce these words correctly?

    Nyke or Ny-kee?

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    Alex Finnis
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  • These are 2017’s top 10 ‘words of the year’ 4
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    These are 2017’s top 10 ‘words of the year’

    These sum up the year pretty well

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    Tom Victor
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  • A six-year-old has coined a new word and it might be going in the dictionary
    News

    A six-year-old has coined a brilliant new word and it might be going in the dictionary

    He's naming it after himself, the big-head

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    Gary Ogden
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  • Oxford dictionary just added some very modern new words - how many do you understand?
    News

    Oxford dictionary just added some very modern new words - how many do you understand?

    Did you favourite make the cut?

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    Shortlist Team
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  • News

    Discover the words that became cool in the year you were born

    Were you born in the year of booty calls or cybersex?

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    Emily Reynolds
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  • News

    These are the funniest words in the English language

    Get your boobies and willies out, it's gonna be a honker!

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    Gary Ogden
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  • News

    The phrase "spill the beans" has a fascinating origin story

    This is excellent pub chat fodder

    Posted by
    Carl Anka
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