Category Archives: New words

Google (verb)

February 2013: a student in Year 9 suggesting to a friend to “Google the word in the dictionary” – “Google” meaning nothing more than “look up”, even in a – shock horror – book.

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“Hans Keller and Internment” by Alison Garnham

Garnham’s book ‘tells’ (see below for more on how) the story of the Austrian √©migr√© musician, writer and broadcaster Hans Keller from his beginnings in pre-War Vienna to his bursting onto the British musical scene in the late 40s. She … Continue reading

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“On the Road” by Jack Kerouac

A sustained poem, genuinely great in that it combines a modern(ist) absence of overall narrative, and a concentration on the modern, young, world, with a profound literary resonance both explicit (references to e.g. Le Grand Meaulnes & Proust), and implicit, … Continue reading

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Ingreeds

Sloanes in Tesco’s: “We’ll buy cheap ingreeds.”

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Resomation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14114555

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