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The word ‘Celebrity’ to include everyone you’ve ever heard of, announces OED

The publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary announced today that the meaning of the word ‘celebrity’ is to be extended to include ‘someone you know about or have heard of’.

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2013
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Cricket success prompts emergency inquiry into crisis in English game

The current run of form of the English test cricket team has forced the England and Wales Cricket Board to launch an emergency inquiry to halt the side’s alarming slide into success.

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Posted: Aug 8th, 2011
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Teaching standards ‘Not as good as what they should be,’ says report

‘Much more must be done, like, to train teachers for thier job’s [sic] if Britain is not to slip further behind higher-performing countries such as Germany and Paris.’

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2010
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Internet users on red alert for literate phisher

award of 'crystal mark' for spam clarity could happen anytime soonPhisher is believed to have a GCSE qualification and have access to a dictionary

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2009
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Study discovers that foreigners can understand English

Researchers have discovered that foreign people are capable of speaking and understanding English, especially if the speaker talks slowly and loudly.

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Posted: May 17th, 2009
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