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Oxford Academic 8h
Happy Cheese Lovers' Day! Interested in becoming a Cheese Pro? Learn how to assemble the perfect cheese plate with the Oxford Companion to Cheese.
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Oxford Academic 22h
Tonight, the first episode of airs in the US. This episode follows a chimpanzee leader as he fights to hold onto his crown. Discover our accompanying blog post, featuring a collection of facts all about chimpanzee communities.
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Oxford Academic Jan 19
“In the deepest slumber-no! In delirium-no! In a swoon-no! In death-no! Even in the grave all is not lost.” - The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Since civilisation began, we’ve been telling each other some form of folk story or fairy tale. Ever wondered which classic fairy tale character you are most like? Take our quiz to find out.
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Thanks for playing with us! Today's fortunes were from the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs.
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Replying to @umdib12
"After the feast comes the reckoning" - English proverb, early 17th century
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Replying to @MegaShadowFist
"There is a time for everything" - English proverb, late 14th century, from the Bible (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Replying to @thefilthycomma
"Always turn the radio on before you listen to it." - American saying, mid 20th century.
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Replying to @leannemacduff
"The wish is father to the thought." - English proverb, late 16th century.
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Hey everyone, happy Friday! It's time to play ! If it's your first time playing, here's what you need to know.
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
Replying to @AndrewPLeSueur
Fergus looks like the purr-fect academic companion!
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Oxford Academic Jan 18
A light-hearted for academics interested in linguistics...
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Oxford Academic Jan 17
“According to Cicero, history is the teacher of life…But it seems fair to say that history has not been the teacher of International Relations.”
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Oxford Academic Jan 17
in 1920, the United States went dry for 13 years!
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Oxford Academic Jan 17
"Net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones." - Benjamin Franklin, born in 1706. Not only a great statesman, there is much we can learn from his approach to life.
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Oxford Academic Jan 17
It's a chilly day in the Oxford Offices, but we're hoping that we can keep the snow to the pages of our books!
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Oxford Academic Jan 17
What can 200 BC China teach us about the future of American foreign policy?
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Oxford Academic Jan 16
"In Surrey and not only there, people used to say: 'The robin and the wren are God’s cock and hen' (as though the wren were the female of the robin, but then the wren is indeed Jenny). In Wales, the wren is also considered sacred."
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Oxford Academic Jan 16
Samuel Richardson's 'Pamela' has been adapted many times. Martin Crimp's fresh take on the novel, aptly named: 'When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other' is playing at the National Theatre until March.
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