'Crushed it.' Lucy Mangan does a great job with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 28 August 2015

How 'grammable' is your 'hoglet'? Lucy Mangan casts judgment on your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 14 August 2015

'Corbynmania', 'gig economy' and 'Operation Stack': July’s Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 07 August 2015

Etymology Corner - 'Wuthering'

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 06 August 2015

Where's your 'fossilling' brush? Lucy Mangan does some digging and 'gigging' with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 31 July 2015

'Insneezia', 'Streambox' and 'Dieties' - Lucy Mangan tickles the senses with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 17 July 2015

Narcissism Redefined

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 16 July 2015

'Smize', 'Squinch' and 'Teeg' - Lucy Mangan poses with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 06 July 2015

Etymology Corner - 'Tennis'

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 03 July 2015

'Greferendum', 'paperology' and 'leap second': June’s Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 03 July 2015

Feeling 'unkeyboardinated'? Lucy Mangan's new word submissions should do the trick!

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 19 June 2015

Grab your 'koozie' and catch a spot of 'rabbit showjumping' - Lucy Mangan's back with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 05 June 2015

Etymology Corner - That's Just Cricket

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 04 June 2015

'Austerity', 'Portillo moment', and '1%er': May’s Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 04 June 2015

Around the World in 15 Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 28 May 2015

Tips from the Champions - Philip Nelkon

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 28 May 2015

It’s all in the Mind

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Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 27 May 2015

Tips from the Champions - Barry Grossman

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 26 May 2015

'Pandafication', 'Jockalypse', and a word with no meaning are among the new word suggestions dissected by Lucy Mangan

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 26 May 2015

New Three-Letter Scrabble Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Sunday 24 May 2015

Language be the Food of Love

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Posted by Collins Language @ Sunday 24 May 2015

Tips from the Champions - Allan Simmons

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Posted by Collins Language @ Sunday 24 May 2015

Author vs. Author

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 23 May 2015

Delightfully Odd-Looking Scrabble Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 23 May 2015

Get More Involved with Scrabble

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 23 May 2015

Tips from the Champions - Craig Beevers

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 22 May 2015

Discover the New Scrabble Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 21 May 2015

Scrabble FAQs

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Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 20 May 2015

The Lost World of Floriography

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 14 May 2015

Scrabble Week

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 12 May 2015

Any 'quamments'? Lucy Mangan questions and comments on your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 08 May 2015

Etymology Corner - Election 'Candidates'

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 01 May 2015

'Kitchen-sinking', 'Milifan', and 'Death Star': April's Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 01 May 2015

'Ecofiscal', 'Scotiaphobia' and 'Disguss' - Lucy Mangan casts her vote for your election words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 23 April 2015

Will in the Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 23 April 2015

A Scrabble Game of Thrones

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 13 April 2015

Lucy Mangan's springtime submissions: 'babywearing', 'hormy' and 'studdle'

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 10 April 2015

'Eclipse glasses', 'net neutrality', and 'tankie': March's Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 03 April 2015

Etymology Corner - Easter Words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 03 April 2015

'Sadboy', 'angsta', 'pogonophile' and 'aweld' - Lucy Mangan's back with your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 27 March 2015

Author Carmel Harrington on hilarious Irish words

Kiss Me I'm Irish

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 19 March 2015

Author Fionnuala Kearney's favourite Irish words

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Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 18 March 2015

Everyone’s a little bit Irish: Irish words in the English Language

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 16 March 2015

Author Gavin Corbett picks his favourite Irish word for St Patrick's Day

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 16 March 2015

How is Mother's Day celebrated around the world?

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Posted by Collins Language @ Sunday 15 March 2015

Happy Mother's Day... or Mothering Sunday?

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 14 March 2015

Lucy Mangan talks gender jargon for International Women's Day

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 07 March 2015

'Dressgate', 'Propose Day', and 'Bennettesque': February's Words in the News

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 06 March 2015

Avast! Lucy Mangan gets nautical with your recent word submissions.

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Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 25 February 2015

Collins A to Z of cricketing words and phrases

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 16 February 2015

Words of Endearment

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Posted by Collins Language @ Saturday 14 February 2015

'SYRIZA', '#greensurge', 'kippers', and 'je suis Charlie': trending words in January

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 06 February 2015

Living it! Rhiannon Garth Jones reviews Fluent in 3 Months

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 03 February 2015

'Tortoise armies', 'mansplaining', and 'tediocre' - it can only be Lucy Mangan and the latest new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 02 February 2015

Living it! Rhiannon Garth Jones has a go at becoming Fluent in 3 Months

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 22 January 2015

Lucy Mangan's New Year Rant

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 15 January 2015

Get that Job in 7 Simple Steps

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 13 January 2015

How to make a New Year's Resolution... and actually keep it

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 12 January 2015

How to Start Learning a New Language (Right Now. Today. Seriously).

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Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 05 January 2015

My Story, Your Passion - Benny Lewis's inspirational story of how he became a globe-trotting polyglot (part 2)

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 02 January 2015

17 inspirational quotes to help you reach your goals this year

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 01 January 2015

My Story, Your Passion - Benny Lewis's inspirational story of how he became a globe-trotting polyglot (part 1)

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 01 January 2015

What does Lucy Mangan think of the 'tarpaulin revolution', 'wig warmers' and 'bulletproof coffee'?

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 18 December 2014

'Bio-drone'...'lumbersexual'...'panivorous'...and let's not forget 'poo bus' - Lucy Mangan can't as she looks at your new word submissions

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Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 05 December 2014

12 Ways the Universe Loves Scrabble™

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 04 December 2014

'Black Friday', 'Movember', and 'Philae': trending words in November

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Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 02 December 2014

14 Mad Facts About Medieval England

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 27 November 2014

Lucy Mangan is back on your word submissions this week, taking on 'meetnapping' and 'brunneous' among others

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Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 27 November 2014

Get Collins Dictionaries on your Android device now!

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 05 November 2014

The year that was...Lucy Mangan looks at the Collins Word of the Year shortlist

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 05 November 2014

The Collins English Dictionary iOS app - every word at your fingertips

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 23 October 2014

Collins English Dictionary, 12th edition - FAQs

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 22 October 2014

How do I use a Collins Kindle Dictionary?

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 22 October 2014

Win a Collins English Dictionary and Graze box

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 22 October 2014

The Collins English Dictionary, 12th edition

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 15 October 2014

Top Tips to win at BANANAGRAMS!

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 15 October 2014

The Joy of Dictionaries - Collins English Dictionary launch event

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 10 October 2014

Hands up! Do You Remember Your School Playground Slang?

Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 07 October 2014

All the insider secrets to help you become Top Banana!

Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 07 October 2014

14 untranslatable emotions that English can’t convey

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 03 October 2014

Devo Manc, investigoogle and factronise: Lucy Mangan takes on your new word submissions

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 02 October 2014

Learn Game of Thrones’ weird words and curious constructed languages

Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 29 September 2014

iScotland v the rUK: trending words in September

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 24 September 2014

Are you having a nice fakeation? Lucy Mangan takes on your new word submissions

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 18 September 2014

Golfing Slang! Tee off for the Ryder Cup with our Top Golfing Terms

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 18 September 2014

How ‘Adorkable’ Pipped ‘Felfie’ and ‘Fatberg’ To The Post

Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 16 September 2014

Weather Words - The Great British Fascination with Forecasting

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 10 September 2014

The Highland Games: Why Do We Toss the Caber and Where Do Bagpipes Really Come From?

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 05 September 2014

From offendicles to plorker: Lucy Mangan takes on your new word submissions

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 03 September 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge and Supermoon - Trending words in August

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 29 August 2014

11 British Summer Fête Essentials: Three-Legged Races, Tombolas and Cream Tea

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 28 August 2014

Mograbia, scanxiety and Katy Cat: Lucy Mangan takes on your new word submissions

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 20 August 2014

Word-lover interview: Susan Purcell of The Virtual Linguist

Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 19 August 2014

Selfies: Have we reached peak Selfie and is the word here to stay?

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 14 August 2014

Word-lover interview: Nic Subtirelu of Linguistic Pulse

Posted by Collins Language @ Monday 11 August 2014

The Monogram Murders: How to Speak Like Hercule Poirot

Posted by Collins Language @ Friday 08 August 2014

Do you have any known unknowns when it comes to words? Lucy Mangan takes on your new word submissions

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 07 August 2014

Word-lover interview: Andrew Taylor, crime and historical novelist

Posted by Collins Language @ Tuesday 05 August 2014

Bedroom tax, reshuffle, and digital make-up - Trending Words in July 2014

Posted by Collins Language @ Thursday 31 July 2014

Word-lover interview: Yousuf AlBader

Posted by Collins Language @ Wednesday 30 July 2014