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# Words

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'Mack has really stepped up as a leader. The Six Nations was unbelievable for him'
Quiz: How much do you know about the origins of words?
'At a time Joe needed support, I felt I'd done the opposite. It was never my intention'
From fidget spinner to spooning: Over 3,000 new Irish words are created every year
Supremacist, Nazi, racist: Do you know the difference?
Brexit beats Trumpism and throwing shade to be named 'word of the year'
Yolo, moobs and Oompa Loompa among 1,200 words added into Oxford English Dictionary
11 words that have a totally different meaning if you grew up in Ireland
17 words that have a completely different meaning if you grew up in Ireland
This portrait of Trump is made entirely out of the presidential candidate's offensive comments
Oxford Dictionaries was forced to apologise for this 'sexist' dictionary definition
11 words that just sound better in a Dublin accent
9 words and phrases it's unacceptable for Irish people to say
9 words you've never heard that perfectly describe your life
How Good Are You At Spelling The Words Most People Get Wrong?
9 emotions and feelings we urgently need words for
You can now use 'lolz' and 'obvs' in Scrabble
9 word pronunciations Irish people need the world to know about
Language group names 'swag', 'bae' and 'curated' as words to be banished in 2015
Ever wanted to search for something using emojis? Now you can*
Column: How social media is changing language
7 everyday items you're definitely calling the wrong name
This hashtag will provide your daily dose of groan-worthy puns
7 annoyingly tricky words and tips to help you spell them
Column: What does ‘I love you’ mean?
Here's what the French newspapers are saying after Ireland's win in Paris
Here's what the French papers are saying about tomorrow's showdown in Paris
Here are 9 really weird sentences that are perfectly accurate
13 of the English language's most delightful collective nouns
8 things you're definitely sick of hearing by now
‘He tickled Bertie’s belly’: Here’s what Colm Keaveney used to say about Fianna Fáil
8 words that have lost all meaning in modern life
My favourite speech: Taoiseach Enda Kenny
My favourite speech: Micheál Martin
Quigley and Ward relaxed ahead of their World Championship semi finals
Column: Strong language – can we ever 'reclaim' slurs and terms of abuse?
48 names for things you didn't know had names
12 words that should be banned from all social networks
My favourite speech: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness
Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well