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A closer look at hi-fi, sci-fi, DIY

 

Hi-fi, sci-fi, DIY. Three expressions which, for me, typify the late lamented twentieth century. Do-it-yourself The concept…

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Pronunciation: rəˈbəf
verb
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…

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How many pangrams are there in the OED?

 

A pangram is a sentence containing all 26 letters of the alphabet at least once. The canonical example in English is “The…