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Google is looking into rude 'English person' search result

Google seems to be aware of an unfortunate search quirk that brings up an insulting word when surfers enter the term 'define an English person'.

By December 14, 2011


Can we please stop crowdsourcing the English language?

Does anyone know what all this oojamaflip that's been zhooshing up the Collins Dictionary actually means? Crave's Eric Mack has a few suggestions for the future of his mother tongue.

By September 21, 2012


Finally: Goal-line tech for English Premier League, World Cup?

A decision by the International Football Association Board may very well lead to good technological sense at last prevailing in international soccer.

By July 5, 2012


Electronic oddities from an English eccentric (images)

In his off hours, David Cranmer relaxes by stuffing badgers full of musical instruments and conjuring strange noises from the innards of a pig. A look at his idiosyncratic oeuvre.

10 Images By March 10, 2012


Android voice control now speaks British English

How well Voice Actions will cope with regional accents, such as Scouse, Geordie, or Glaswegian, remains to be seen. We suspect Cockney rhyming slang will go down like a lead balloon.

By September 21, 2011


Android voice control now recognises British English

The Voice Actions for Android feature now understands British accents, allowing you to control your dog and bone with your cake hole.

By September 20, 2011


Rowan Atkinson introduces the Johnny English Rolls-Royce

At the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Rowan Atkinson joined Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller-Otvos during a press conference to talk up the new movie "Johnny English Reborn," in which he drives a Phantom Coupe.

By September 13, 2011


Alibaba launching English mobile OS this month, report says

Company is currently offering a mobile operating system in Chinese, but is looking to expand globally with its English option, Reuters reports.

By September 9, 2011


'Woot' is officially a thing, according to Oxford English Dictionary

"Woot!! Did you see my retweet re:that noob in a mankini? Someone get that dude a pair of jeggings!"

By August 18, 2011


English village crazed over humming noise

Inhabitants of Woodland in Northern England are becoming increasingly exasperated about a humming noise that has been disturbing them every night for the last two months. Is England being invaded by aliens?

By June 15, 2011