If she were still alive, movie legend Elizabeth Taylor would have turned 85 this month. She was famous for playing Cleopatra and other roles. Read about her eventful life and then try our reading-comprehension quiz.
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is one of the most beloved books in English. We study famous quotes from this story and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, to explore their language.
Mike Pilewski on the life and times of Nim Chimpsky, simian language pioneer.
"Can hackers really prevent the showing of a film?" Mike Pilewski on the threats and controversy surrounding The Interview.
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In December: formal language, post-office vocabulary, Christmas memories and more.
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"Is this scepticism or a conspiracy theory?" Owen Connors looks at the continuing debate over adding fluoride to drinking water.
In the podcast for 10 July 2014, listen to part of the column Britain Today. Is a trip to Disney World the ideal family holiday?
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