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Oxford Academic 4h
"According to a rather weak hypothesis, 'bread' is related to 'brook' and once meant 'a product one uses (enjoys)'."
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It's official. 2018 is toxic — at least according to Oxford Dictionaries, which chose it as its 2018 Word of the Year.
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Oxford Academic 6h
Take a more in-depth look at why we think Mexico deserves its spot on the 2018 Place of the Year short list: Have you voted yet?
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Oxford Academic 8h
We're looking for junior authors to join the team behind the "Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, 11th Edition" – could it be you? Learn more:
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Oxford Academic 11h
Dr. Jonathan Fast discusses a legacy of bullying.
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Oxford Academic 13h
We spent this morning at the to celebrate Oxford’s National Book Award Finalists, Jeffrey Stewart and Colin G. Calloway.
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Oxford Academic 14h
“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll
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Oxford Academic 16h
The Oxford Etymologist finishes reviewing the origin of the word "bread."
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Oxford Academic 18h
Want to learn more about each of the 5 places on the short list for 2018 Place of the Year? Today we're taking a closer look at Mexico:
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Oxford Academic 20h
Could you be the next junior author of the "Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine, 11th Edition"? Find out how on the OUPblog:
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
Was recovery from illness recognized in 17th century England?
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
Stan Lee, you inspired millions. Thank you for the characters you created—and always adding the costumes the fans loved:
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
In celebration of take a look at six acts of kindness by prominent literary figures.
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
How was sickness and recovery viewed in Early Modern England?
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Humanities Division Nov 12
Ancient Greek music: now we finally know what it sounded like. Good to see has most read Oxford article in October
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
An interview with editor Dr. Henry Summerson about the past achievements and future prospects of the Dictionary’s coverage of Britain’s early history.
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Oxford Academic Nov 13
“It is more than possible; it is probable.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
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Oxford Academic Nov 12
Obi was labelled a "pantomimical drama" based on the "true" story of "Three-Fingered Jack", but to what extent does Obi’s Jonkanoo character serve as an index for the ambitions as well as limitations of early 19th century acts of cultural transposition?
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Oxford Academic Nov 12
"As well as threatening the welfare of the population, antimicrobial resistance can have a dramatic effect on a country's GDP."
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