Eco Warrior

Ireland’s slumburbia

20th February, 2010

When I confess to being a bit of a logophile, it doesn’t mean I have an unhealthy interest in large chunks of wood.

A logophile likes words. In particular, I enjoy re-encountering words that I haven’t seen in some time. Every year, we are treated to lists of neologisms, new words or expressions that have made it into the Oxford English Dictionary. Words like ‘iPod’ and ‘sub-prime’. What we rarely see are lists...

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