By Tobias Carroll 8 min read
Language so often works for us – but occasionally, it can be used to cause mayhem and destruction, as in these ten extraordinary novels.
By Kory Stamper 5 min read
Kory Stamper, lexicographer at Merriam-Webster, shares the definitions of 8 delightful words and phrases that have fallen out of the public consciousness.
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
We're going to use 'post-truth' in a sentence today! This, misogyny in MacBeth, and more all in today's Daily Blunt.
By Ella Frances Sanders 6 min read
This selection from the 52 expressions and idioms found in The Illustrated Book of Sayings will give you new ways of thinking about the world around you.