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‘Korean wave’ sweeps Oxford English Dictionary as new words are added

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Korean exports seem to be sweeping the world's screens, headsets and runways -- and now more than 20 words of Korean origin have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in its September update. Over the pa...

‘Minari’ just won best foreign-language film. The director feared he’d have to make the movie in English

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If it weren't for a producer's persistence, the movie that won best foreign-language film at the Golden Globes might have been made in English instead. "Minari" writer-director Lee Isaac Chung told CNN in a recent i...

‘The Chair’ examines generational divides in a college English department

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"The Chair" lays out an interesting exercise by examining generational divides through the prism of a college English department and the first woman of color leading it, played by Sandra Oh. Yet an exceptional cast ...

‘Vax’ is Oxford English Dictionary publisher’s 2021 Word of the Year

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"Vax" is the Word of the Year for 2021, according to the annual report from Oxford Languages. Defined as "a colloquialism meaning either vaccine or vaccination as a noun and vaccinate as a verb," vax was relatively ...

‘What are you doing here?’ Lorna Falconer says she’s faced racism and sexism in English football

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You're hired! Football executive Lorna Falconer has never been on "The Apprentice," but the story of how she got a foot in the door of an industry that is notoriously difficult to enter for women, especially Black w...

A 330-ton fatberg is clogging an English city’s sewer, and it won’t move for weeks

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London A massive fatberg, weighing more than 300 tons, is clogging a sewer in an English city -- and authorities say it is unlikely to move for weeks. The mammoth mass of waste stretches to more than half a mile in l...

A member of BTS says he learned English by watching ‘Friends.’ Now the band is appearing on the show’s reunion special

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BTS' blend of catchy music, slick choreography and camera-ready looks have made them a global sensation. Now the K-pop band will check off another milestone on its long list of achievements. After conquering the A...

American teacher who taught Ukrainian mom English raises funds to help her flee

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Julia Temchenko and her two young children were in their living room in Kyiv, Ukraine when a rocket flew past, shattering the window. For so long, she believed Russia wouldn't actually invade. Then it was reality. T...

Army officer Amber English brings home gold medal after record Olympic performance: ‘I’m very, very humbled’

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English, 31, said in an interview on "Fox & Friends" on Friday that after the sudden passing of her father in 2016, she was encouraged not to give up by fellow American shooter Vincent Hancock, who just took home...

Barclays to invest $40M in English women’s soccer as sponsor

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The bank has extended a deal through 2025 to be the title sponsor of the Football Association-run Women's Super League and it will also now be linked to the second-tier Championship. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERA...

Bible Museum Magna Carta exhibition explores role of Bible and English Church in struggle for liberty

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Written in 1215, the Magna Carta required the king of England, King John, to cede absolute power. Today, it is seen as the first step toward constitutional law rather than the hereditary power of royalty, LiveScience...

Deadly and ‘very agitated’ snake found in English shipping container

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Staff at an English animal hospital were in for a shock when they responded to a call about an unusual creature -- which turned out to be an aggressive and deadly snake. A call from a local stonemasonry firm alerted...

English FA opens inquiry to assess Super League sanctions

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The Premier League also disclosed Monday that it had prepared measures to stop teams playing in closed competitions. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham launched an ill-fated...

English National Opera singers are helping ‘long Covid’ patients breathe

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The English National Opera (ENO) is rolling out its singing, breathing and wellbeing program for recovering coronavirus patients around the country following a successful trial. ENO Breathe is a joint project betwee...

English Premier League hit by record 103 Covid-19 cases between Dec 20-26

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The English Premier League has reported a record 103 Covid-19 cases in the week leading up to Boxing Day. "The League can today confirm that between Monday 20 December and Sunday 26 December, 15,186 COVID-19 tests w...

English Premier League witnesses surge in Covid-19 cases with 77% of players double jabbed

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The English Premier League has seen a sharp rise in new Covid-19 cases among players as the Omicron variant continues its rapid spread through Britain. From December 13 to December 19, the league reported 90 new po...

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