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As it’s powered by Oxford, the world language data experts, you can be sure you’re getting the most accurate and consise information.

You can find the correct spelling, useage and history of words and phrases. For example, rhinoceros come’s from Middle English, via Latin from the Greek meaning ‘nose horn’. You can also find out about the word of the year and a new word of the day each day.

The complete list of features at the time of writing is below:

  • English Dictionary
  • US Dictionary
  • Spanish Dictionary
  • English – Spanish Translator

  • Synonyms
  • Spelling Tips
  • Punctuation Tips
  • Writing Tips

  • Usage
  • Word Origins
  • Language Questions
  • Word Lists

The extensive blog and articles are filled with tips and informative posts about the varities of words we use and how to use them right.

Did you know?

Duolingo let’s you learn a new language, for free.

We wanted to quickly demonstrate how easy it is to get started learning a new language with Duolingo. The video to the right shows how quick it is, once the app is installed we were learning German in no time!

You can even learn Klingon and High Valyrian if you desire.

Below is a list of all the languages you can learn on Duolingo:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Portuguese (Brazillian)
  • Turkish
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Hindi
  • Greek
  • High Valyrian
  • Irish
  • Latin
  • Polish
  • Hebrew
  • Norwegian (Bokmal)
  • Arabic
  • Vietnamese
  • Hawaiian
  • Danish
  • Romanian
  • Klingon
  • Czech
  • Indonesian
  • Welsh
  • Swahili
  • Najo
  • Hungarian
  • Ukranian
  • Esperanto

Split text into columns

You can easily split some data from a single cell into separate columns. A good example of this is a list of student names where their first and last name is in the same cell, you can split the first and last name into different columns with a couple of clicks. This then lets you filter the data by first name or by last name.

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