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This rather obscure word is in the spotlight with the Times Online campaign last September to save “endangered words”, ie, those due to be zapped from the next edition of the Collins Dictionary. Agrestic has never had a great following ...

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Despite appearances astroturfing is not a US space program for making Mars more habitable. Instead it takes off from AstroTurf(TM), the artificial grass which came to fame in the 1960s at the Houston Astrodome, when natural grass refused to grow ...

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