Where Words Take Us – Source

Scattered letters in coloured woodblocks

Our headword for today is source, and it takes us all the way back to the story of a young woman, told by Pip Williams, about the female side of the Oxford English Dictionary. A narrative, like so many others, hidden between the lines of a history written by men.
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This sporting life

Shaw and Grace

If cricket is such a sublime game why do some of its greatest exponents sound like they have swallowed a bottle of prosaic. A Weak in the News takes in the first Test at Old Trafford, casts an eye over South African football’s empty stadiums and wonders about rugby’s bosses.

Turning Lemons into Lemonade

“I am my own boss. I call the shots. I am doing what I really love doing, and have so much time to do what I want without asking for permission from anyone,”