Education News Archive - November 13, 2012
Every year the Oxford University Press attempts to take a snapshot in time of English-speaking culture by selecting the “words of the year.”
Word of the Day
- To stammer.
- Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
- A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.