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Word of the Day: anomie
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In 1893, Durkheim introduced the concept of anomie to describe the mismatch of collective guild labour to evolving societal needs when the guild was homogeneous in its constituency.
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Do you know any egg-related expressions from other #languages? Let us know in the comments.

Happy #WorldEggDay!
Some idioms involving eggs are fairly well known, e.g. with egg on one’s face. Here we look at some common egg idioms from around the world.
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Word of the Day: muscovado
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I want download dictionary
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Here's your chance to win copies of The Word Detective by John Simpson and The Making of the #OED by Peter Gilliver.
Former Chief Editor of the OED and word detective John Simpson investigates the word ‘detective’.
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Which words in #English are just one speech sound?
There is considerable fascination – quite rightly so – with the longest words in English. But an equally curious feature is that of the shortest words.
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In the age of Tinder and texting, the way we go about finding a mate has altered radically – and the #language of #love has kept pace.
We trace the different stages of dating in both the present and the past, comparing the language we use today with the sweet nothings of history.
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Word of the Day: bocce
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Bocce is traditionally played on natural soil and asphalt courts 27.5 metres (90 ft) in length and 2.5 to 4 metres (8.2 to 13.1 ft) wide.
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Yes, sincerity is an invaluable assets of greatness
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Word of the Day: asana
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WHAT!!
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Word of the Day: sutra
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The Yoga Sutras were composed by the sage Patanjali.
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Word of the Day: punitive
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Always good
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Word of the Day: catachresis
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Dead people in a graveyard being referred to as inhabitants is an example of catachresis.
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