What are invented languages? How are they created? Do they have a place in the modern world?
Invented languages have been
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.
Oxford Dictionaries for Children have teamed up with BBC Radio 2 to find the most talented young writers.
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Explore the lengthiest words in English, and find out what the longest place name in Britain is.
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A while ago I tried to explain to my American colleague why the words “Don’t tell him, Pike” would bring a wry smile to any