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by Bill Darlington
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Oops
Replies: 62
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Re: Oops

I wrote to Countdown to complain about the semi-literate use of 'times' to mean 'multiply' but they fobbed me off, indicating thaqt the OED says the usage is from late Middle English. Chambers Dictionary doesn't accept this.