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5 language facts about the European Union

 

The European Union was established on 1 November 1993; in order to mark this anniversary, let’s take a look at some of the…

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Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful

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Alexandre Dumas

(1824–95)

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The day JFK did NOT call himself a jam doughnut

 

On the (in)significance of the indefinite article Earlier this month, on 9 November, Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary…