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TEC15 Day 2 | Using the Collins Dictionary Corpus | Talk summary

This talk was by Dr. Elaine Higgleton who besides being measured, articulate and erudite, had whet everyone’s appetite with a quiz the preceding evening on Old and Middle English spellings and pronunciation along with lexis borrowed from around the world. 852 more words

Lexeme: 'mischievous'

It was Singapore’s law minister’s use of the word some years ago which first struck me as interesting. I think most of us are familiar with the sense of the word that suggests playful troublemaking, but it was the sense of ‘intended to cause harm or trouble’ that Mr. 1,313 more words


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gouged eyes
step out of the comfort zone and climbed the roof of an abandoned slaughterhouse

the view from the roof
just in time to catch the warm light of setting sun… 205 more words

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The Snow Queen is Looking for Love

There are only two days left of the Love Is In The Air event in Second Life and if you haven’t been yet, then it’s time now to make your way there before it finishes. 546 more words