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  • The language of finance

    Posted by on May 24, 2011

    Since we are in Business English month and I do love a good wordle, I thought I might do a favour for armchair academics the world over and try establish the wordle as a viable analytical tool of all things lexical and financial. Behold, two fine wordles from QFinance.com content, a site that bills itself […]

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  • Saved by the bell!

    Posted by on March 31, 2011

    It would be unfortunate to drop the ball and not have a post on sporting idioms during our sporting English month. I am down to the wire however, with only a few days until metaphor month begins! I can already hear you sighing. You think I am going to try bowl you over with a […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 30 April, 2010

    Posted by on April 30, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English China to […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 24 April, 2010

    Posted by on April 24, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English China has […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 17 April, 2010

    Posted by on April 17, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English Air-traffic controllers’ […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 10 April, 2010

    Posted by on April 10, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English PQ study […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 2 April, 2010

    Posted by on April 02, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Language change and slang […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 27 March, 2010

    Posted by on March 27, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English More bad […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 20 March, 2010

    Posted by on March 20, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English Chinese language […]

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  • Language and words in the news – 12 March, 2010

    Posted by on March 12, 2010

    This post contains a weekly selection of links related to language and words in the news. These can be items from the latest news, blog posts or interesting websites related to global English and language change. Please contact us if you would like to submit a link for us to include. Global English Fetish of […]

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