What is Ticklenburgs (answer:  a coarse linen cloth)?
When were children called kippers, kids, and God forbids?
What is the origin of the word tortilla?

Look these up and more in the new Oxford English Dictionary online.  OED.com features descriptive articles on language, past and present; word stories; and a Historical Thesaurus, which tracks the semantic development of the English language.

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