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Butterflies and worms: a linguistic look at pasta for World Pasta Day

 

Did you know that pasta had its own day? No? Well, 25 October 2014 is World Pasta Day. We’ve taken the opportunity to look…

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Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily

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A closer look at hi-fi, sci-fi, DIY

 

Hi-fi, sci-fi, DIY. Three expressions which, for me, typify the late lamented twentieth century. Do-it-yourself The concept…