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- perlaceous, adj. 18 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: perlaceous, adj. Resembling pearl in appearance; pearly, nacreous.
- stink eye, n. 19 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: stink eye, n. A look or glare that expresses anger, disapproval, disgust, etc.; a dirty look.
- follically, adv. 20 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: follically, adv. follically challenged: going bald, balding, bald.
- Manhattanhenge, n. 21 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: Manhattanhenge, n. A phenomenon in which the sun rises or sets in alignment with the streets that run east to west on the street grid of Manhattan, New York City.
- bakya, n. and adj. 22 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: bakya, n. In the Philippines: a type of backless sandal with a thick wooden sole and a strap of rattan, plastic, or some other material, traditionally worn in rural areas in the Philippines, and sometimes having an ornately carved or painted heel.
- apatosaur, n. 23 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: apatosaur, n. A dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus or of a closely related genus; also called brontosaur.
- gentian blue, adj. and n. 24 June 2021, 4:00OED Word of the Day: gentian blue, adj. Of the vivid deep blue colour of certain gentian flowers.
- perlaceous, adj. 18 June 2021, 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