COLLECTIONS

 

Here you can find links to all the collections and series of my online work, including the full A to Z series of vocabulary-expanding lists over at Mental Floss, and all 50 YouTube videos in the HaggardHawks #500Words project.

YOUTUBE

500 WORDS

29 December 2016, YouTube | 10 More Words That Sound Rude

15 December 2016, YouTube | 10 Christmas Words

8 December 2016, YouTube | 10 Onomatopoeic Words

1 December 2016, YouTube | 10 Literal Meanings

24 November 2016, YouTube | 10 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used To

17 November 2016, YouTube | 10 Confused And Misused Words

10 November 2016, YouTube | 10 Words Derived From People

3 November 2016, YouTube | 10 Political Words

27 October 2016, YouTube | 10 Ghosts & Monsters 

20 October 2016, YouTube | 10 Exclamations & Interjections

13 October 2016, YouTube | 10 Interesting Uninteresting Words

6 October 2016, YouTube | 10 Phobias

30 September 2016, YouTube10 Complimentary Words

23 September 2016, YouTube10 Alternate Names For Body Parts

16 September 2016, YouTube10 Long Words

9 September 2016, YouTube10 First Names Used As Words

2 September 2016, YouTube10 Words With Nautical Origins

26 August 2016, YouTube10 Words Coined By Writers

19 August 2016, YouTube10 Words That Sound Rude (But Really Aren’t)

12 August 2016, YouTube10 Words Borrowed From Other Languages

5 August 2016, YouTube10 Rhymable Unrhymable Words

29 July 2016, YouTube10 Words For Other Words

22 July 2016, YouTube10 Misnomers

15 July 2016, YouTube10 Words For the Kinds Of People You Know

8 July 2016, YouTube10 Words Derived From Places In America

1 July 2016, YouTube10 Words To Do With Halves

24 June 2016, YouTube10 Chemical Element Names

17 June 2016, YouTube10 Fossil Words

10 June 2016, YouTube10 Colour Names

3 June 2016, YouTube10 Useful Scrabble Words

27 May 2016, YouTube | 10 Portmanteau Words

20 July 2016, YouTube10 Obscure Words for Everyday Things

13 May 2016, YouTube10 Old Animal Nicknames

6 May 2016, YouTube10 Origins Of World Cities

28 April 2016, YouTube10 Figures of Speech

21 April 2016, YouTube10 Words Shakespeare Used That No One Can Work Out

14 April 2016, YouTube10 Words From Johnson’s Dictionary

7 April 2016, YouTube10 Words You Didn’t Know Had Opposites

31 March 2016, YouTube10 Words For Fools And Nincompoops

24 March 2016, YouTube10 Words You Won’t Believe Exist

17 March 2016, YouTube10 Words Derived From Irish

10 March 2016, YouTube10 Words Derived From Numbers

3 March 2016, YouTube10 Words From Victorian Slang

25 February 2016, YouTube10 Word Origins That Are Untrue

18 February 2016, YouTube | 10 Words For Things You Didn’t Know There Were Words For

11 February 2016, YouTube | 10 Words For Valentine’s Day

4 February 2016, YouTube | 10 Dickens Characters

28 January 2016, YouTube | 10 X Words

21 January 2016, YouTube | 10 Words Spelled Q Without U

14 January 2016, YouTube10 Words To Do With Firsts

 

EXPERIMENTS

16 February 2016, YouTube | Seeing Isn’t Believing... The Bizarre McGurk Effect Explained

 
 
MENTAL FLOSS A-Z

23 May 2016, Mental Floss40 Excellent E-Words To Enchance Your Vocabulary

16 May 2016, Mental Floss40 Super S-Words To Supplement Your Vocabulary

9 May 2016, Mental Floss40 Awesome A-Words To Advance Your Vocabulary

3 May 2016, Mental Floss40 Tremendous T-Words To Titivate Your Vocabulary

25 April 2016, Mental Floss40 Intriguing I-Words To Introduce To Your Vocabulary

18 April 2016, Mental Floss40 Opulent O-Words To Optimize Your Vocabulary

4 April 2016, Mental Floss40 Nifty N-Words To Enhance Your Vocabulary

29 March 2016, Mental Floss40 Rip-Roaring R-Words To Refresh Your Vocabulary

14 March 2016, Mental Floss40 Highfalutin H-Words To Heighten Your Vocabulary

7 March 2016, Mental Floss40 Dandy D-Words To Deepen Your Vocabulary

29 February 2016, Mental Floss40 Linguipotent L-Words To Enlarge Your Vocabulary

23 February 2016, Mental Floss40 Cracking C-Words To Complement Your Vocabulary

17 February 2016, Mental Floss40 Magnificent M-Words To Maximize Your Vocabulary

8 February 2016, Mental Floss40 Fantastic F-Words To Further Your Vocabulary

25 January 2016, Mental Floss40 Peculiar P-Words To Pep Up Your Vocabulary

19 January 2016, Mental Floss40 Wonderful W-Words To Widen Your Vocabulary

12 January 2016, Mental Floss40 Grandiloquent G-Words To Grow Your Vocabulary

5 January 2016, Mental Floss40 Brilliant B-Words To Brighten Your Vocabulary

23 December 2015, Mental Floss40 Useful Y-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

14 December 2015, Mental Floss40 Unusual U-Words To Upgrade Your Vocabulary

7 December 2015, Mental Floss40 Killer K Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

2 December 2015, Mental Floss40 Vibrant V-Words To Revamp Your Vocabulary

24 November 2015, Mental Floss35 Joyous J-Words To Jazz Up Your Vocabulary

11 November 2015, Mental Floss40 Xcllent X-Words To Excite Your Vocabulary

3 November 2015, Mental Floss40 Zesty Z-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

14 May 2015, Mental Floss | 40 Quirky Q-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

HAGGARD HAWKS QUIZZES

16 October 2017, Haggard Hawks | World Dictionary Day 2017: Anagrams

26 June 2017, Haggard Hawks | Palindromes Game

16 April 2017, Haggard Hawks | The Templates Game

23 February 2017, Haggard Hawks | 30,000 Followers: Missing Words Game

9 December 2016, Haggard Hawks | The Accidental Quiz

31 October 2016, Haggard Hawks | Trick or Treat: Missing Letters 3

16 October 2016, Haggard Hawks | World Dictionary Day 2016: Missing Words

15 August 2016, Haggard Hawks20,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 10

16 May 2016, Haggard Hawks18,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 9

21 April 2016, Haggard HawksShakespeare 400: Shakespeare’s Words

10 April 2016, Haggard Hawks100,000 Hits: Missing Letters Game

24 March 2016, Haggard Hawks17,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 8

9 February 2016, Haggard Hawks16,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 7

2 January 2016, Haggard Hawks15,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 6

10 December 2015, Haggard Hawks2 Year Anniversary Quiz

24 November 2015, Haggard Hawks14,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 5

15 October 2015, Haggard HawksWorld Dictionary Day 2015: The HaggardHawks Spelling Bee

30 September 2015, Haggard Hawks13,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 4

7 September 2015, Haggard Hawks12,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 3

26 July 2015, Haggard Hawks11,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 2

17 June 2015, Haggard Hawks10,000 Followers: The HaggardHawks Quiz 1

26 May 2015, Haggard Hawks5,000 Tweets: The Word Of The Day Quiz

 

MAINSTREAM MEDIA & NEWSPAPERS

26 October 2016, The Guardian | 10 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used To

26 October 2016, The Mirror | The Fascinating Former Meanings of 10 Everyday Words

18 October 2016, The Telegraph | 10 Popular Word Origins That Are Absolute Codswallop

12 July 2016, The Newcastle Chronicle15 Well-Known ‘Geordie’ Words And Where They Came From

12 May 2016, The Telegraph‘They’: The Singular Pronoun That Could Solve Sexism

24 April 2016, The Independent10 Shakespearean Insults (That Work Better Than Modern Ones)

23 April 2016, The Telegraph20 Words Shakespeare Used Differently To You

1 April 2016, The i10010 Of The Most Commonly Confused Words In The English Language

17 March 2016, The Independent10 Of The Most Commonly Misused Words (And What They Actually Mean)

27 December 2015, The IndependentWhere The Words You Used At Christmas Originate 

24 December 2015, The Independent11 Christmas Words The English Has Forgotten

23 December 2015, The Telegraph21 Obscure Christmas Words You’ve Never Heard

11 December 2015, The IndependentThe Hardest Word Quiz You’ll Take This Year

1 September 2015, The IndependentCommon Words You’re Probably Misusing

1 August 2015, The i100How Good Is Your Vocabulary?

22 June 2015, The Telegraph | 10 Words You Didn’t Know Were Derived From ‘Father’

29 July 2014, The GuardianBluebeards & Brainiacs: Literary Characters In The Dictionary

15 February 2014, The Guardian | From ‘A’ To ‘Ampersand’

 

INTERVIEWS, FEATURES & PROFILES

15 October 2017, Quartz | Nearly Every Country On Earth Is Named After One Of Four Things

1 October 2017, CK Elite | Quiz: The Origins Of Fitness Words

15 September 2017, Quartz | The Word “Girl” Also Used To Mean “Boy”

20 December 2016, i | The 12 Words Of Christmas: Ice-Legs, Yule Holes And More

31 October 2016, BBC World Service | World Update with James Menendez: The Slippery Ways of Words

15 October 2016, The Independent | The Top 10 Accidental Etymologies

9 October 2016, Alliterative.net | The Endless Knot: Haggard Hawks

19 August 2016, i100 | 10 Words That Sound Rude But Really, Genuinely Aren’t

17 March 2016, The IndependentThe Optical Illusion That Shows You Can’t Believe What You See

9 February 2015, Andrew LownieNo Excuses! How And Why Authors Should Embrace Twitter

30 May 2015, Telegraph Bookshop CornerWorld Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities

21 December 2014, The New Daily40 Strange Facts About The English Language

19 November 2013, RTE Lyric FMCulture File Pod: Paul Anthony Jones 

 

 

 

 

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