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    Adopt a word, help a child

    I CAN, the children’s communication charity is giving you the chance to adopt a bit of the English language for just £15. All proceeds help children who struggle to find the words they need to communicate.

    Its Easy

    Number 1Search for a word below for yourself or as a gift for a year, for just £15
    Number 2We send you an official adoption certificate
    Number 3Your adoption fee goes to help children who struggle to communicate

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    Flaunt your word

    You can get your word printed on a t-shirt, mug, key-ring and magnet.
    How will you flaunt yours?

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    Over 1 million children have a communication difficulty

    I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are here to ensure
    that no child is left out or left behind because of a difficulty communicating.

    By adopting a word you will help to ensure this happens >


  • Wordiverse

    Welcome to our wordiverse

    Searching for inspiration? Can’t think of the word you want?
    See which words are still available, and which ones have already
    found a happy home.

    Click here to explore our wordiverse now >


  • Collins English Dictionary

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    Thank you to the lovely lexicographers at Collins. With over 175 years’ knowledge of all things lingual, who better to provide our database of wonderful words.

    Find out more about Collins >



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