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Hot diggety dog: the language of hotdogs

 

In my local supermarket there is a section of shelving devoted to sausages in tins and jars. American-style hot dogs whose…

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Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbōɡəl
noun
a phantom or goblin

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Borrowed words in English: tracing the changing patterns

 

In Borrowed Words: A History of Loanwords in English I examine how words borrowed from different languages have influenced…

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