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In this Issue
Welcome to the 43rd edition of MED Magazine, the monthly webzine of the Macmillan Dictionaries resource site.
Did you know that autumn is the time of year when most babies are born? In the new word of the month series we bring you an article about neologisms to do with parenthood.
In the feature article, author Susan Jellis explores the language of colour and explains what makes the description of colours so difficult.
The topic of the British and American culture column is sport in the United Kingdom. You can read a short article here about the popular sports of cricket, football and rugby.
MED Web Watch reviews wordcount.org, a website that provides information on the frequency of words in English.
We have received a number of very interesting questions from regular readers. In the Your questions answered column we share with you a selection of these, complete with expert answers.
On the Letters to the editor page, you'll find a selection of emails readers have sent us from around the world. If you would like to tell us what you think of our online magazine, fill in and email us this simple form.
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I wish you happy browsing in October!