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  • Forum: Resources for learning English
    This area contains links to sites that are especially geared to the needs of learners of English. Learners who wish to ask questions can do so on the regular discussion forums. (To see if a question has already been covered, try our Search function.)

    This is a read-only area. Please post any comments, or suggestions for other sites that learners might find useful, at Comments and Suggestions on the Site.

    The most recent check (21 June 2018) of the links included in the postings below has revealed some of those links to be broken. The postings in question are marked with a dagger (†) at the start of the posting title.

    If you have any new information about the resources in question, please let us know in the "Comments and Suggestions on the Site" area (see the link above).
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    Last post Re: Sites down or unavailable
    by Phil White View the latest post
    Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:31 pm
  • Forum: Addicts' Corner
    This area has been established to allow you, our visitors and contributors, to get to know one another a bit better, or to discuss subjects of general interest, without feeling obliged to restrict your postings to language-related topics. But we draw the line at floccinaucinihilivilification.
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    Last post Re: Finger food for thought
    by Phil White View the latest post
    Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:29 pm
  • Forum: No, wait. Don't tell me
    We've created this area in the hope of seeing material ranging from some well-told (or well retold) jokes to original writing with a humorous slant, or anything else that might appeal to the kind of person who enjoys playing with words more than people. That probably means someone like yourself. N.B. -- Postings preceded by ** contain some sexual or risqué content. (Makes them easier to find.)
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    Last post Translating 'The Iliad'
    by Erik_Kowal View the latest post
    Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:53 am
  • Forum: Oh, and have you read...?
    Read anything good recently? You don't have to write a review. If it was good, mention it here. If it was rotten, mention it here.

    Please include both the name of the book and its author(s) in the title of your posting. Our gratitude for your considerateness will be your reward!
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    Last post Re: On words and meaning
    by Erik_Kowal View the latest post
    Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:41 pm
  • Forum: Word Games and Challenges
    Here's where you can set a challenge or invite other Wordwizard members to take part in a word-related game of some kind.

    To stop things getting too confusing, it's probably best to create a separate thread for each new game or challenge.
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    656 Posts
    Last post Re: The only challenge
    by trolley View the latest post
    Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:54 pm
  • Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
    This formerly read-only archive of threads dates back to 1996, but as of March 2007 is open to new postings. For technical reasons, the early dates shown do not accurately reflect the actual date of posting.

    Feel free to add new postings to any of the existing threads in the archived forums, but please create any new language-related threads in one of the Language Discussion Forums.
    277 Topics
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    Last post Re: apologizing
    by Erik_Kowal View the latest post
    Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:36 am
  • Forum: Word Origins and Meanings Archive
    This formerly read-only archive of threads dates back to 1996, but as of March 2007 is open to new postings. For technical reasons, the early dates shown do not accurately reflect the actual date of posting.

    Feel free to add new postings to any of the existing threads in the archived forums, but please create any new language-related threads in one of the Language Discussion Forums.
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    Last post Re: MUCKET
    by rruppert View the latest post
    Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:51 pm
  • Forum: Ask the Wordwizard Archive
    This is the full read-only archive of the "Ask the Wordwizard" section of the original Wordwizard site. The responses to the questions originate from Jonathon Green, the compiler of the Cassell Dictionary of Slang and numerous other dictionaries.
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    Last post Re: drunk-o-meter
    by tony h View the latest post
    Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:00 pm

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