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Friday 22 September 2017
by Wulf
Comments Off on Slug-a-bed


I was surprised to see slug-a-bed (someone who likes a lie-in) on a list of “lost” English words that the BBC reported on a few days ago. That’s one I know, sometimes use and try not to exemplify too much! … Continue reading

Friday 18 August 2017
by Wulf
Comments Off on Sprezzatura


My word of the day is sprezzatura, an Italian term denoting a graceful mastery. For example, a musician might run their hands up and down the neck of a guitar with music dripping out or a painter might splash a … Continue reading