A friend challenged me to a game of Scrabble. They should have known better
Do you find yourself listening in to 'young people' conversations unable to understand a word of what they're saying?
Dogs at Battersea Cats and Dogs Home have been taking ‘selfies’ in a bid to attract new owners with their pouty profiles.
June's quarterly update to the Oxford English Dictionary includes a raft of technology-inspired words
The inventor of the Gif file has revealed that the world has been mispronouncing his creation.
Steve Wilhite, creator of the GIF has sparked controversy by declaring during an interview that his creation is properly pronounced "Jif".
It is more often associated with a teenager’s first curious sips of alcohol or as a sugary lubricant at school discos up and down the country, so Smirnoff Ice’s presence at a high society wedding at the weekend was a curious one.
London officers given courses in dealing with public in Spanish, Polish, Russian, Arabic…
My hosts told me how brilliant the novelist Zoe Heller was at the game. It was calculated to get my competitive juices flowing.
Joshua Lewis argues that many letters are now far more common than they used to be
Liverpool 3 Sunderland 0
This week the Independent's pedant-in-chief considers the stars, takes on "whet" vs "wet", and severs a misunderstanding
As Cameron intervenes in the 'Yid' row to says Spurs fans should be able to use the phrase, we republish this piece from last year
Scrabble lovers could soon be racking up double-digit scores with words like quaazy, zowpig and splawder.
You may have thought you'd heard the last of the publicity-addicted former MP