When we took to Twitter and Facebook to ask you to send us your questions about language and lexicography the last time,
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.
Find out how 'bug' came to mean 'an error in a computer program or system' and whether or not a real insect contributed to the origin of the term.
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You’re probably familiar with the woodlouse, but (unless they happen to be your field of study), you probably haven’t given
As part of an occasional series, guest blogger Nikki (@exitsideway) talks us through her ongoing project to read every word