Brexit – Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Blog (May 31, 2016)

Brexit – Oxford Learners Dictionaries Blog (May 31, 2016)


Users of the English language love to put two existing words together to make a brand new word. They’ve been doing it for hundreds of years quite freely and prolifically. This can be as simple as adding words to other words to form a compound, for example a list of things to do is a to-do list. Often words are combined in more creative ways where parts of different words are combined in new ways. For example, a meal that comes between breakfast time and lunch time is called brunch. For further reading, visit “Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Blog”.

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