Have you been? The lavatorial ‘be’

Have you been? The lavatorial ‘be’

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toilet‘To be’: the most simple, unassuming and innocent-looking verb. Yet it is jam-packed with more meanings, forms, and uses than any other English word – 1,812 to be exact. When researching the lexical mountain that is the Oxford English Dictionary’s entry for ‘be’, David Crystal discovered a story of history, language, and identity – as […]

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