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Eucatastrophe

Por |noviembre 30th, 2017|

Eucatastrophe

A sudden and unexpected fortuitous event.

Coined in 1944 by JRR Tolkien, who defined it as

‘the sudden happy turn in a story which pierces you with a joy that brings tears’.

The Lord of the Rings author was an expert etymologist,

and worked on the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

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Im luking for a gud book

Por |mayo 24th, 2017|

Can u recomend me a gud book?

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Gl -gb-gls- Gloucester – Local dialect

Por |mayo 10th, 2016|

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R – Kipling – Captains Courageous

Por |mayo 9th, 2016|

Aviso de navegantes:

ya sabe usted que
le recomiendo siempre
leer los libros
en su idioma original,
si le es posible. […]

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L – How to speak proper Brizzle…

Por |mayo 9th, 2016|

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R – Dirk Robson – Krek Waiter’s Peak Bristle

Por |mayo 9th, 2016|

Correct Way to Speak Bristol

Paperback – 1972

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L – What Brits say versus what they mean – handy de-coding device

Por |abril 28th, 2016|

A handy guide for our fellow Europeans,
and others trying to fathom weaselly Brit-speak.
Suggest you have this to hand at the next meeting
[h/t Nicholas Pialek]

“Sadly, I didn’t write it.
It’s just one of those great things
that is being passed around on the internet.”

Duncan Green

From Poverty to Power

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Gp -us-mn- Ven Two Minnesootins Meet Oop Nort On da Lake Fichen – Translated by Patrick H. Wynne

Por |marzo 27th, 2016|

“Ven Two Minnesootins Meet Oop Nort On da Lake Fichen”

When Two Minnesotans Meet Up North On the Lake Fishing […]

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L – Hummus For Thought – English-Arabic Gender dictionary now available online

Por |marzo 7th, 2016|

http://hummusforthought.com/

2016/03/07/

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now-available-online/

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£ – Fromlostiano – From Lost to the River

Por |enero 25th, 2016|

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