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'...

dry rose
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How well do you know famous last words?

 

The last words spoken (or written) by famous people on their deathbed have always attracted a significant amount of interest,…

stationery
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Stationary or stationery?

 

This pair of confusable homophones (words that sound the same) and near-homographs (words that are spelled the same) causes…