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Ye Olde English Sayings
Ever wondered where 'eating humble pie' and other expressions come from?

Yorkshire Folk Talking
'Eh up! Aa'll tell thee summat!'

The Dialectizer
Type any text and see it translated into cockney or redneck.

Shakespearian Insults
Prepare to be very offended, bard-style.

'Words that aren't in the dictionary but should be'.

Cliche Finder
Cliches for every occasion.

Pun of the Day
Groan? You will do when you see these.

Australian English Glossary
Strine from A to Zed
Questions and Answers
Your questions answered by our Message Board users. Post a question too.
Do you know where the word 'avocado' came from?
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Behind the Scenes
With series producers, Simon Elmes and Tony Phillips.
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