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Five words that don’t mean what you think they do | The Conversation

Simon Horobin Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford How words are used change over time and insisting that their original meaning be adhered to is pretty silly.   Articles of this kind usually assert that a word’s … Continue reading

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Where Did the F-Word Come From?

In the video today, we’re looking at the rather interesting origin of the f-word and how this Swiss army knife of the English language came to be.

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