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Free Word of the Week

You’ll find our ‘Word of the Week’ posters in schools, libraries and community centres across the country. Each one has a strange, gorgeous or simply unmissable word we’d like to share with everyone.

We send these posters via email free of charge to anyone who wants them. They can then be printed out and displayed.

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Word of the Day : 21 / 04 / 2018


(Verb, Australia/New Zealand) / To shirk responsibility and live off the effort of others.

Free Word of the Day

If weekly words aren’t enough for you, then fear not. Follow us on Twitter for our #FreeWordOfTheDay – a bright and shiny word tweeted every weekday from the blackboard in front of our building in Farringdon. Tweet us your recommendations and we’ll be happy to share them on our blackboard.

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