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Information about: worldwidewords.org
Popularity/access rank: Site number 6142 (.org extension); 178468 (global rank)
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TitleWorld Wide Words (view sites with similar title)
Category: Arts / Writers Resources / Style Guides
Reference / Dictionaries / Etymology
Science / Social Sciences / Linguistics / Languages / Natural / Indo-European / Germanic / English
Description World Wide Words. More than 2500 pages on the origins, history, evolution and idiosyncrasies of the English language worldwide. New words and words in the news are regularly featured.
KeywordsEnglish, Language, Linguistics, Etymology, Usage, Neologisms, New words, Slang, Words
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Worldwidewords - Site Review: World Wide Words - Explores the history, evolution byways, quirks, and curiosities of the English language. New and recent words and phrases are often featured, as are books on aspects of English. A weekly newsletter is sent by e-mail and RSS. World Wide Words - Michael Quinion writes about International English from a British viewpoint. Hundreds of pages on the history, origins, evolution and idiosyncrasies of English, with features on new words and words in the news. World Wide Words - More than 1400 pages which explore the history, evolution, byways, quirks, and curiosities of the English language. A weekly newsletter is sent by e-mail and RSS.


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World Wide words. Jump to content. SUBSCRIBE TO MY FREE WEEKLY E-MAGAZINE BY E-MAIL, RSS OR TWITTER.
HOME PAGE. Section indexes. ARTICLES. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. REVIEWS. TOPICAL words. TURNS OF PHRASE.
WEIRD words. Free weekly e-magazine. E-MAGAZINE HOME PAGE. JOIN THE MAILING LIST. LEAVE THE MAILING LIST.
SEND A GIFT SUBSCRIPTION. BACK-ISSUES ARCHIVE. Ancillary pages. AFFIXES DICTIONARY. OTHER words SITES.
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE. SUPPORT THIS SITE. Author links. ABOUT ME. MY RECENT BOOKS. CONTACT ME.
Finding things. COMPLETE INDEX. SEARCH THE SITE. SURPRISE ME! WORLD WIDE words. New this week.
Mulct Ive been spending too much time in the garden: my mind keeps trying to insist this word is said as mulch . No, the c is hard, like the effect on the person being mulcted. It derives from classical Latin, in which multa or mulcta meant a fine ...
[ Read the whole piece ] Eggy Im not so sure that Wodehouse could be an influence. The only example of the word I can find in his books is a character called Eggy



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178468 2013-05-15
162601 2013-05-01
154347 2013-04-15
157862 2013-04-01
140030 2013-03-15
130571 2013-03-01
100387 2013-02-15
91384 2013-01-30
169015 2013-01-08
129547 2012-11-17
81200 2011-12-06
96125 2011-08-13
91022 2010-06-10
79516 2010-03-07
70519 2009-05-28
74320 2008-12-23

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  1. SUBSCRIBE TO MY FREE WEEKLY E-MAGAZINE BY E-MAIL, RSS OR TWITTER
  2. ARTICLES
  3. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
  4. REVIEWS
  5. TOPICAL WORDS
  6. TURNS OF PHRASE
  7. WEIRD WORDS
  8. JOIN THE MAILING LIST
  9. LEAVE THE MAILING LIST
  10. SEND A GIFT SUBSCRIPTION
  11. BACK-ISSUES ARCHIVE
  12. AFFIXES DICTIONARY
  13. OTHER WORDS SITES
  14. PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
  15. SUPPORT THIS SITE
  16. ABOUT ME
  17. MY RECENT BOOKS
  18. CONTACT ME
  19. COMPLETE INDEX
  20. SEARCH THE SITE
  21. SURPRISE ME!
  22. Read the whole piece
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  25. Mrs
  26. Sobriquet
  27. Hair of the dog
  28. Hebdomadal
  29. Kidding on the square
  30. Lump it
  31. Gander month
  32. Chucklehead
  33. Year dot
  34. Chissicking
  35. Illeism
  36. Perissology
  37. Fit to be tied
  38. Hootenanny
  39. Hoity-toity
  40. Grand slam
  41. Percontation
  42. Strop
  43. Cynosure
  44. Left in the lurch
  45. Wardour-Street English
  46. Speaking out of school
  47. Strickle
  48. Whiff-waff
  49. Williwaw
  50. Whipping-boy
  51. Concinnity
  52. Dint
  53. Abecedarian
  54. Tit for tat
  55. Self-quantifying
  56. The cheese gets binding
  57. Magnoperate
  58. Touch and go
  59. Going Dutch
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