The dictionary would like to hear about new words and senses of familiar words from parents.Illustration by Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Parents take note! The Oxford English Dictionary's publisher, Oxford University Press, has appealed for ideas from users of the parenting website Mumsnet. It said it would like to hear about brand new words and new senses of familiar words. Suggestions from parents on Mumsnet include 'hangry', 'defleated', and 'whinese'. Fi Mooring, senior ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Quiddich, a fantasy sport played in J K Rowling's magical Harry Potter frachise, along with words like 'cli-fi' and 'showmance' are among over 40 new additions in the latest update of the Oxford Dictionary. The non-magical iteration of Quiddich has been ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
How much power does an American president have? Enough, apparently, to issue executive orders considered unsound by ethicists . And enough to alter the language we use, as evidenced by dictionary updates centered on heads of state past and present. The ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
New Delhi : Aiming to bring a billion people online and make the web more useful for them, Google India on Tuesday announced a new set of products and features for the Indian languages. Google Translate will now use Google's new "Neural Machine Translation" ...Sify, 1 day ago
Push the enemy into an unreal world, one where he believes what he is being fed and told. At a time when chaos and bedlam are consuming the world, Pakistan’s compulsions regarding China Pakistan Economic Corridor or the One Belt One Road phenomenon are such ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
UID/Aadhaar-based surveillance does not end with the collection of fingerprints and iris scan, it goes quite beyond it and poses a lethal threat to the idea of India, says Gopal Krishna.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com While responding to a request for an urgent hearing in the matter of 'biometric information' based e-identity and 12-digit biometric unique identification (UID)/Aadhaar number-related projects, when the Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar-headed three judge bench asked, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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