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Language and words in the news – 8th April, 2016

© Ioannis Kounadeas / Fotolia.comThis post contains a 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, language change, education in general, and language learning and teaching in particular.

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Language change and slang

Susie Dent’s Wordwatch: Oaths & Exclamations
Susie Dent on some antique oaths…

Language teaching and resources

People are asking me how would I teach writing…
Michael Rosen on teaching children to write…

Improve your English

Cucumber soap
Arnold Zwicky delves into N + N compounds.

Words, books and language

The need to name everything
Stan Carey on the human need to name things…

The Linguistic Lexicon
Babel Magazine‘s Linguistic Lexicon reaches the letter N.

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