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Thursday, October 19, 2006

BBC Wordhunt

Did you eat a balti before 1984 or have a mullet before 1994? And do you know how they got their names? In conjunction with the major BBC2 series Balderdash and Piffle, the Oxford English Dictionary invites you to hunt for words and help rewrite 'the greatest book in the English language'. 250 years after Dr Johnson wrote his celebrated dictionary with the aid of just six helpers, the BBC and the Oxford English Dictionary have teamed up to appeal to the nation to help solve some of the most intriguing recent word mysteries in the language

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