Random questions

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.

Oxford Arabic Dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries | Arabic is a groundbreaking new online dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic and English based on modern usage.

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Weird and wonderful words

Explore a host of interesting words, from 'absquatulate' to 'zetetic'...

business meeting
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Business jargon in the mainstream


The business world has always had an influence on language, ranging from contributions like best practices and bandwidth,…

Manic Pixie Dream Girl
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Video: what is a ‘manic pixie dream girl’?


If you're a fan of film, you might particularly recognize one of the new words added to OxfordDictionaries.com: manic pixie…