An imaginative way with words

There’s been lots of media interest today in children’s language – their inventive storytelling, familiarity with technology-related terms, and thirst for unusual words.

It’s been sparked by OUP’s analysis of more than 74,000 stories written by children for BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words competition 2012. It just goes to show how vibrant language is, and how fascinated people are by it.

Find out more at: http://www.oup.com/oxed/children/500words-competition/

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