All Discussions Tagged 'dictionaries' (3)

← Back to LINGUAPHILES & SESQUIPEDALIANS
Discussions Replies Latest Activity

One Letter Words, a Dictionary

Compiler Craig Conley says, "In Shakespeare's time, R was called littera canina, 'the dog's letter', because it sounded like a dog's growl.…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

0 Aug 7

Will your head literally explode? OED recognizes informal use of "literally"

The Oxford English Dictionary now recognizes the long-used informal sense of "literally" as an intensifier meaning "virtually" or "figurati…

Started by Grinning Cat

6 Aug 24, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud

On the Media | Defining Moments

On the Media | Defining Moments September 18th is the tercentenary of Samuel Johnson, whose Dictionary of the English Language was one of…

Started by A Former Member

2 Sep 24, 2009
Reply by Stephen Moore

RSS

Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today

Donate

 

Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon

Amazon

 

© 2014   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service