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Jingle Bells in the Historical Thesaurus of the OED

 

To celebrate the festive season, we've taken the lyrics to the much-loved song 'Jingle Bells' and fed certain words through…

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Pronunciation: rəˈzilyənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland . . . of Words

 

Where I live in New York State, about two hours north of the Pennsylvania border, the transition from one season to the next…