Americans and Brits. There are some things that we have different words for (zucchini vs courgette, stroller vs pram), and
Have you ever wondered whether a penguin is a bird, or whether a tomato is a fruit or a vegetable? Here you'll find a collection of answers to peculiar questions.
Learn new and unfamiliar words which you probably won’t need in everyday conversation or writing, but which are fun, interesting, and unusual.
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Talk to fellow word-lovers across the globe, ask language questions, and share your expertise.
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If music be the food of love, play on, as Shakespeare once said – or had Orsino say in Twelfth Night, at least. (He did go
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