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Here's what all those strange emoji on your phone really mean
PC World

Here's what all those strange emoji on your phone really mean

Credit: Sixteen years after they first appeared on cellphone screens, the Oxford English Dictionary just named an emoji as its word of the year. The tears of joy symbol ðwon out for its common usage -- accounting for around one fifth of all emoji ... PC World, 2 hours ago

Can the Govt afford another pay hike for its huge staff?

Sanjeev Ahluwalia 23 November 2015 A picture is worth a thousand words. Even the Oxford English Dictionary has conceded as much by admitting the emoji "tears of joy" as the first ever "pic-ord" which sums up the prevailing worldwide emotion of ...
 Observer India1 day ago It's a rip-off!  Deccan Chronicle3 days ago
Washington Post

Setting the record straight on the boomer moniker

Regarding the Nov. 8 Outlook essay How baby boomers took over the world : The Oxford English Dictionary is not correct that The Post, in 1977, was the first to use the term baby boomers. Earlier uses include an Aug. 23, 1973, Los Angeles ...
 Washington Post4 days ago

The massively popular crying face emoji is officially the 'word' of the year

We've reached peak 2015 with the new Oxford English Dictionary word of the year. Drum roll please. The word is ... Yes, that's right. It's not a word at all, but rather an emoji which " best reflected the ethos, mood, and ...
 Business Insider1 week ago

Europe Sees 126% Rise In Activist Investor Action In Five Years

A 'perfect storm' ? According to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)- "An especially bad situation caused by acombinationofunfavourablecircumstances": as a description it may - or may not- be apt, depending on your point of view. Globally there have ...
 Forbes.com1 week ago

De-jargoned: Electronic signatures [Mint, New Delhi]

Nov. 16--A signature as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary is "a person's name written in a distinctive way as a form of identification or authorisation". However, it has become much more than that now. A signature is now used as a security ...
 Bloomberg1 week ago De-jargoned: Electronic signatures  Livemint.com1 week ago
Irish Independent

Oxford Dictionaries picks single emoji as Word of the Year, seemingly forgets what word means

Oxford Dictionaries , the online arm of the publisher of the Oxford Dictionary of English , has announced that its 2015 Word of the Year is an emoji . No, not the word emoji, but a single, specific emoji. The choice was revealed on the ...
 RocketNews246 days ago Bants, manspreading and brain fart - top 9 new additions to Oxford...  Irish Independent2 weeks ago Have you ever felt solastalgia?  BBC3 weeks ago 3 Apps ~ LoseIt!, Oxford Collocations Dictionary, Ampeg and Fulltone  Mac-nz1 month ago
Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland

Has Barclays PLC Lost Its Mojo?

A 'mojo' is described as 'a magic charm, talisman or spell' in the Oxford English Dictionary. While Barclays (LSE: BARC) may never have enjoyed a mythical status, it did seem to have a great deal more swagger in previous years when, under the ...
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland1 month ago

And Your 2015 Phrase of the Yr Is…the Face With Tears of Pleasure Emoji?

Oxford Dictionaries has declared 2015 the yr of the Face With Tears of Pleasure emoji. It beat out competitors like Darkish Net, on fleek, lumbersexual, and the pronoun they. Oxford Dictionaries is a part of Oxford College Press however a unique ...
 Amazonbug.com1 week ago And Your 2015 Word of the Year Is...the Face With Tears of Joy Emoji?  Gizmodo1 week ago The massively widespread crying face emoji is formally the 'phrase' of the yr  Amazonbug.com1 week ago

Hooray! Vagina Emojis Are Here

Just what the world needs now—'vagmojis'! The Oxford English Dictionary has declared "emoji" the word of the year, so you know the proliferation of emojis is a serious matter!Now entering the fray, vagina emojis! Or, if you prefer, "vagmojis." ...
 App.ViralNewsChart.com4 days ago
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