Monday, December 17, 2007

Something old, something new, something w00t...

With A2 Language Change in mind, here are some links to things about new words, old words and what lexicographers do:

The 2007 Word of the Year (as decided by the Merriam Webster dictionary)
How the meanings of words are decided upon
Unfamiliar words and what they mean

Embracing Independent Study (at home!)

This is a guest blog by Richard Young, an A level student at St Thomas More RC Academy in Tyne and Wear, who's hoping to go on to study ...