National Dictionary Day

Posted by Amanda Ellison

National Dictionary Day takes place on 16 October. 

Even the most experienced readers and writers make constant use of their dictionary. Whether you use a good old-fashioned dog-eared dictionary or an online version, show your appreciation of this game-changing resource.

Use the dictionary's special day to read a little about its history and complete a few activities!

First of all, read through a short history of the dictionary here:

Now brush up on your dictionary skills!

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Fun Facts

Collect some new words!


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