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Quiz: can you complete the book title?

We assume that you love words, and that probably means you love books. It’s time to put that love to the test: can you complete the titles of these novels?

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OED timeline challenge: can you guess when these words entered the English language?

Do you know when 'laugh' entered the English language? Take the OED Timeline Challenge and find out if you are a lexical brainiac (1975)

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Oxford Global Languages

Our exciting new initiative to build dictionary resources for 100 of the world’s languages and to make them available online.

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Quote of the week

"Good words do not last long unless they amount to something."

Chief Joseph (1840-1904)