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  • Aug 19, 2011
  • 03:05 PM

Wordplay: from growleries to woots and beyond

Alice Baghdjian / Reuters
Are you familiar with the brabble of cockyolly birds in the growlery? Probably not, but now this forgotten terminology has been revived in a limited edition facsimile of the 1911 Concise Oxford Dictionary (COD), published to mark the centenary of the linguistic treasure trove.

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