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- transitarium, n. 19 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: transitarium, n. A device used for illustrating the geometry of the transit of Venus or Mercury across the sun's disk…
- ambidexterity, n. 20 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: ambidexterity, n. Skill or talent, esp. in two or more fields. Also: ability to alter oneself, one's opinions, etc., to serve different purposes; adaptability.
- rooked, adj. 21 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: rooked, adj. Originally: deprived of money through fraudulent or underhand means; swindled, fleecedâ€¦
- headwark, n. 22 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: headwark, n. Pain in the head; a headache
- pupil-monger, n. 23 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: pupil-monger, n. A person whose business it is to teach pupils or students; esp. a tutor at Cambridge University
- kibitz, v. 24 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: kibitz, v. To watch someone doing something and offer (unwelcome) advice or commentary
- nutual, adj. 25 September 2020, 4:00OED Word of the Day: nutual, adj. Expressed merely by a gesture
- transitarium, n. 19 September 2020, 4:00
Another news article about Amazon — this one boggled my mind. Be aware that there is a word in this article that a great many people find offensive. When I saw that Amazon was defending the use of the “C-word,” … Continue reading
Amazon’s fees hike for third-party traders provokes fury | Technology | The Guardian. According to the article, some fees will increase as much as 70% for third-party retailers who sell through Amazon: Amazon is facing a revolt from small traders … Continue reading
British Indie Fiction D.M. Andrews has begun a new site focussing on self-pubbed fiction by British authors. He has a number of genres to browse through. If you’re looking for something new to read and you enjoy reading British authors, … Continue reading