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Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

The month that changed the world: Friday, 31 July 1914

By Gordon Martel
Although Austria had declared war, begun the bombardment of Belgrade and announced the mobilization of its army in the south, negotiations to reach a diplomatic solution continued. read more »

Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

Barry, Bond, and music on film

On 31 July 1987, The Living Daylights was released
Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

The Odyssey in culture, ancient and modern

Video interviews with Barry B. Powell
Thursday
Jul 31st, 2014

Pseudoscience surplus

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Wednesday
Jul 30th, 2014

Monthly etymology gleanings for July 2014

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Wednesday
Jul 30th, 2014

On the 95th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riots

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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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Writing the OED: New Words

Senior Editor Fiona McPherson explains how and why new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary. http://oed.com