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A brief history of paisley

The New Oxford Dictionary defines paisley as 'a distinctive intricate pattern of curved, feather-shaped figures based on a pine cone design from India' . This paisley shawl is believed to be from 19th century England

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indwell (verb): Be permanently present in (someone’s soul or mind). Word of the Day for October 16th, 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #indwell

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from My Nearest And Dearest

Natural Paint for Kids: How to Make Ochre Paint

How to make ochre paint. An easy method for making paint from natural pigments. Art meets geology meets history!

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..not always boiled water. Titan Tea is cold-brewed for 12 hours to retain the highest levels of antioxidants.

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peart (adjective): lively; cheerful. Word of the Day for 27 November 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #peart

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orgulous (adjective): Haughty. Word of the Day for 6 June 2016. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #orgulous

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tutelary (adjective): Serving as a protector, guardian, or patron. Word of the Day for 17 May 2015. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #tutelary

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from BuzzFeed

33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

Online Etymology Dictionary | 33 Amazingly Useful Websites You Never Knew Existed

Word of the Day: inosculate Click through to the full definition, audio pronunciation, and example sentences: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/inosculate #wordoftheday #WOTD

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from Metro

Library relocates 6 million books to massive 'book fortress'

The Duke Humfrey's Library at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. There's an old story that when J.R.R. Tolkien was working on the New Oxford Dictionary after WWI, he had access to the Bodleian, and there read ancient manuscripts that formed the basis of The Silmarillion.

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