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Oxford English Dictionary Searching for First Use of 'Email'

Oxford English Dictionary starts search for first use of ‘em...

The Oxford English Dictionary has launched a search to find the first recorded use in English of the word “email”. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), which began tracking the English language in 1857, is looking for the first use of the word ... Asian Age, 3 days ago

The True Meaning of the Word 'Cisgender'

Let's get one thing straight: The Oxford English Dictionary describes the word "cisgender" as an adjective and defines it as "Denoting or relating to a person whose self-identity conforms with the gender that corresponds to their biological sex; not ...
 Gay.com1 day ago
Times Live South Africa

These are the secret code words that let you criticize the Chinese government

Just as new words are being added to the English language all the time the Oxford English Dictionary this year added twerking and sext so too is Chinese evolving, although for very different reasons. Chinese netizens are finding all sorts of ...
 Washington Post3 days ago Words gotta work hard to get into dictionary  Times Live South Africa4 days ago How good is your British English?  Mashable2 weeks ago An Oxford English Dictionary for the Millennial Set, Fo Shizzle  Slate Magazine2 weeks ago

Youve Got the Heebie-Jeebies

As we recently learned from a Lexicon Valley podcast, the Oxford English Dictionary defines the heebie-jeebies as a feeling of discomfort, apprehension or depression ... the jitters. In 1923, the phrase was coined and popularized not through the ...
 Slate Magazine3 days ago
The Star (Kenya)

Sexting, vaping and photobombing are now in Oxford English Dictionary

Health warning issued over skinny jeans Experts have warned that wearing skinny jeans could be a health hazard, with squatting while wearing the tight-fitting trousers linked to muscle and nerve fibre damage in the legs. In what has been ...
 The Star (Kenya)1 week ago

Jeb Bush connects best with elite donors

In the feudal system, The Oxford English Dictionary says, a vassal is one holding lands from a superior on conditions of homage and allegiance. The system lives on in modern American politics, forsooth in changed form. No longer is it local lords ...
 MySanAntonio2 weeks ago Jeb and his vassals lose sight of the serfs  NigerianHerald.com1 week ago Harrop: Jeb and his vassals lose sight of the serfs  Denver Post2 weeks ago
Sakaal Times

Oxford Press to soon launch English-Urdu version, English-Hindi dictionary app

New Delhi: As part of its expansion plans on the bilingual dictionaries front, Oxford University Press will soon launch an English-Urdu dictionary besides a mobile app for the English-Hindi version. Despite stagnation of English dictionary sales ...
 IBNLive India News2 weeks ago Nine corrections of English that make smart people look silly  Quartz4 days ago PTI - OXFORD - Oxford English-Hindi dictionary app, Eng-Urdu version soon  Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago Oxford English-Hindi dictionary app, Eng-Urdu version soon  Navhind Times2 weeks ago
Abu Dhabi National

Embracing fun

fun, according to theOxford English Dictionary: 1. A cheat or trick; a hoax, a practical joke. a. Diversion, amusement, sport; also, boisterous jocularity or gaiety, drollery. Also, a source or cause of amusement or pleasure. b. Phr. to make ...
 Psychology Today1 week ago An Update to the Oxford English Dictionary Reveals the Surprising Place Where Hundreds of New Words Originated  Fnews.com1 month ago How Tagalog words made it to Oxford Dictionary  Manila Bulletin1 month ago Fo shizzle, you guys should not be recognised  Abu Dhabi National1 month ago

Twerking, meh make their way into the Oxford dictionary

After twerk which refers to a dance involving thrusting movements of the bottom and hips entered the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) some years ago, twerking is among new words added in 2015, its editors have announced. It has now been ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago 'Twerking', 'Fo'shizzle' and 'Meh' Entered Into Oxford English Dictionary  MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago Of course twerk belongs in the Oxford English Dictionary  Washington Post1 month ago Oxford English Dictionary: 'Twerk' has been around a long time  UPI1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Oxford Dictionary embraces cisgender, twerk, arre, yaar, fo shizzle

'Cisgender', 'arre', 'yaar', 'churidhar' and 'bhelpuri' are some of the surprise entries following 'meh' , 'twitterati', 'freegan' and 'fo shizzle' in the 500 new words announced by Oxford English Dictionary on 25 June. Cis is to gender identity, ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago Arre yaar, churidaar is now in Oxford  Times of India1 month ago 'Arre yaar', 'churidaar' make it to Oxford Dictionary  Economic Times1 month ago Arre yaar, churidaar are now in Oxford lexicon  Times of India1 month ago
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