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Nothing but dead air
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The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
'protection from arrest and extradition given especially to political refugees'
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Good news for those who feel stuffy saying 'whom.'
All good pet peeves must come to an end
Where it's from and where it's going
Is it the 1600s or the 16th century?
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Build a chain of words by adding one letter at a time.