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"Totes annoying : words that should be banned" | the Guardian

"Totes annoying : words that should be banned" | the Guardian | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
The internet is the source of many crimes against language – and these are among the worst offenders
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11 popular expressions explained | OxfordWords blog

11 popular expressions explained | OxfordWords blog | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Why do we bury the hatchet? Where does the phrase ‘in a nutshell’ come from? Here are the origins of 11 popular expressions explained.
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'Omnishambles' : among new words added to Oxford Dictionaries online

'Omnishambles' : among new words added to Oxford Dictionaries online | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Other entries include selfie, phablet and a host of other terms from the digital world - read on for Fomo (fear of missing out)
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A Short History of the word "Tomboy" | English

A Short History of the word "Tomboy" | English | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
With roots in race and gender discord, has the “tomboy” label worn out its welcome? An Object Lesson.
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"About Words" - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog | English LANGUAGE

"About Words" - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog | English LANGUAGE | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Commenting on developments in the English language
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I've been using Cambridge Dictionaries Online for years now : their plain definitions are quite usefl in defining new English words in class -and it's quite a pleasant toy to any language lover :)

Here is their blog, "About words" : for teachers, for EFL students, or just to read & learn some more about the English language... in a nutshell : for fun !

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Newswordy | News Media Buzzwords & their Use

Newswordy | News Media Buzzwords & their Use | EFL-ESL, ELT, Education | Language - Learning - Teaching - Educating | Scoop.it
Newswordy is growing collection of news media buzzwords and their use (and misuse), updated every weekday.

The website's will be useful to B2 levels and above, possibly to service sectors students. It displays a plain English definition of the buzz word, and various examples illustrating it, many of which from online reference sites. Have a try !

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