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Ride-share and unboxing added to Oxford dictionary

Ride-share and unboxing added to Oxford dictionary

New terms in the dictionary's latest quarterly update Read More: bioprinting Oxford English Dictionary ride-share unboxing vishing Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft looking to promote the sharing aspect of their service have scored a victory ..., 21 hours ago

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Internet Slang Meets American Sign Language

As language evolves, the powers that regulate language tend to shift. Just look at the Oxford English Dictionary, who added terms like duck face, lolcat, and hawt to their prestigious lexicon this past December. For the English-speaking world, these ...
 Huffington Post1 day ago 66 facts you may not have known about the english language  CAclubindia3 weeks ago Inclusive of English Language  Navhind Times1 month ago Nigeria: Are 'Grammar Nazis' Ruining the English Language? (II)  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
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Take time to unwind

THE Oxford English Dictionary adopted the word babymoon into its lexicon in 2013; so if it's a real word, parents-to-be should regard it their duty to take a babymoon very seriously. The definition the esteemed dictionary gave was: "a relaxing or ...
 Irish Independent3 days ago How Does Macquarie Dictionary's Word ...  Business review Australia2 weeks ago The Year in Strokes: Chinese Characters Tell Asia's Story  Austin American Statesman1 month ago The most commonly used word in English this year is not even a word month ago
Business Insider

Those leaked Mossad cables don't actually contradict Netanyahu on Iran's nuclear program

See Also To contradict, according to the Oxford English Dictionary online, is to deny the truth of (a statement) by asserting the opposite. Used in a sentence, it might look like this: Leaked cables show Netanyahu's Iran bomb claim contradicted by ...
 Business Insider3 days ago Mossad cables hardly contradict Netanyahu on Iran  The Times Of Israel3 days ago
The Press NZ

SmartEyeglass not so smart

According to the ANZ Oxford English Dictionary, "smart" means clever, ingenious, quick to take advantage, stylish, fashionable, and/or prominent in society. So we think it's about time electronics manufacturers ditched the term when referring to ...
 The Press NZ1 week ago Sony's SmartEyeglass is not so smart  Canberra Times1 week ago With Google Glass back in the labs, Sony's SmartEyeglass is not so smart  The Northern Times1 week ago

Kiasu is Oxford's Word of the Day

Singlish is often frowned upon as the poorer local cousin to the Queen's English but do you know that some Singlish words have found their way into the hallowed Oxford English Dictionary (OED)? Along with promoting the latest December 2014 ... weeks ago Oxford English Dictionary features 'kiasu' as word of the day  Asiaone2 weeks ago Manning conundrum ยป  Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday2 weeks ago Freedom, interrupted  Hindu Business Line4 weeks ago
International Business Times India

98 years old and STILL as sesquipedalian as ever ...

AS USUAL when the new year strikes, I have headed for the Oxford English Dictionary to see which words are celebrating centenaries this year. Nothing gives a better portrait of a year than the new words it brings into the language, and the good ...
 Scottish Daily Express1 month ago The Oxford English Dictionary adds words  Columbia Journalism Review2 months ago The New Words that Offer a Startling Insight into Our Lives  Care22 months ago 'Duck Face,' 'Obamacare,' 'Crony Capitalism' Added to Oxford Dictionaries  International Business Times India2 months ago

Little public appetite for electoral fray

Campaigning hard - but is anybody listening? According to the Oxford English Dictionary a zombie is, among other things, a re-animated corpse capable of feeding on human flesh. Having had a sandwich lunch very recently with a couple of MPs I know, ...
 BBC1 month ago
Slate Magazine

How To Say "Selfie" In Sign Language

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new technology and trendy slang terms every year, acknowledging that it's a constantly evolving language. But what about American Sign Language? Mike Sheffield of the new culture site Hopes and Fears wanted to find ...
 BuzzFeed3 days ago Why We Should Declare an Emoticon of the Year  Slate Magazine1 month ago What's your angle?  Cars, Bikes & Trucks2 months ago FEATURE: How to adjust the mirrors in your car  Autofreaks.com2 months ago
American Public Media

How Photoshop changed the way we see everything

The Oxford English Dictionary added "photoshop" as a verb in 2006, but as the software turns 25 years old this week, the OED's definition seems incomplete. The word doesn't just mean to manipulate an image digitally, using software from Adobe ...
 American Public Media1 week ago What Does Unabridged Even Mean Anymore?  Slate Magazine1 month ago Adobe Photoshop: 'Democratizing' Photo Editing For 25 Years  Iowapublicradio.org6 days ago
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