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was a real anarchist
rules and regulations?
form and expectations?
he spat on the very concepts

one afternoon
he burned all the dictionaries
in a triumph of social disorder… 9 more words

Dr. Stefan Dollinger raises provocative questions about the "radically changing English-language ecosystem"

On Wednesday October 15, 2014, I was among the editors at our monthly EAC-BC meeting who had the privilege of listening to a fascinating presentation by Dr. 836 more words

Creative Musings

Dads, impact and Dictionaries

My Dad has been in town for the last few weeks and it’s been nice to have the old fella around. Seeing though I’ve been reflecting of late on how I have come to working in this area of writing and editing, the universe has subtly encouraged me to consider my parents’ influence on my career choices and prospects. 639 more words


Words, words, words...

As Hamlet put it. I have always loved words and been curious about them, no matter what language they were in. And so, I cannot imagine ever being without a dictionary. 498 more words


Arrays and Dictionaries

Arrays and dictionaries are created using brackets. Elements in both types can be accessed using keys.

To create an empty array, use

var myArray = () 53 more words


The Death of Dictionaries

I’m grieving the loss of dictionaries, thick, massive volumes that I used to get lost in. I would open a page and find hundreds of words, all of them demanding my attention, each a miniature world to explore. 203 more words


Top tips every EFL student should know when using an English learner’s dictionary

Stacey Hughes, former teacher and current teacher trainer in the Professional Development team at Oxford University Press, shares some ideas to help students get more out of using a dictionary in the classroom. 745 more words

Grammar & Vocabulary