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European parliament, English not official language after Brexit

English not an official language after Brexit

European parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg / Image credit:…

Great Scots! 421 Words for Snow

How many words for snow do you know? The Scots' have nearly 400!. Here's the background and few to get you started!. How do you say 'Snow' in your language?
The Magic E in English spelling.

Magic E: Silent but Useful

English spelling rule: The Magic E. Better English: The Magic…
New words enter OED, 2015

OED Unveils 500 New Words in English

OED, New Words in English Language The OED, otherwise known…
Arrow pointing at the dots over both i and j, known as tittle

Just a Tittle

Just a tittle Just a Tittle Bit For every jot and tittle in…
Make or Do, Better English with STAR

The Make or Do Quiz

How good is your English? Whats the difference between To Do, and To Make. Check this quizz and find out.
Difference between explicitly and implicitly

Do you trust explicitly or implicitly?

Do you trust explicitly or implicitly? What's the difference? When…
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What’s the difference between specially and especially?

Difference Between Specially and Especially in EnglishIt's probably not something you put much thought into, and just went with whatever sounded right to you. But there are subtle differences between both words.
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What’s the difference between Spelled and Spelt ?

Difference Between Spelled and Spelt in EnglishEnglish…
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ICYMI: A Slew of New Words Enter English

New Words Enter English, Oxford English Dictionary This year…