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Oxford dubs hashtag '#' children's word of the year

OXFORD, England, May 28 (UPI) -- The publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary dubbed hashtag symbol "#" as the children's word of the year. The Oxford University Press said the hashtag symbol was chosen after an analysis of 120,421 entries into ... UPI, 8 hours ago
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Fast Company

Defining The Sharing Economy: What Is Collaborative Consumption--And What Isn't?

This year, the term "sharing economy" was introduced into the Oxford English Dictionary, proof—not that we need it—that the sharing economy as an idea is here to stay. But what's happened along the way is a fracturing of the understanding of ...
 Fast Company1 day ago Why are US train drivers called engineers?  BBC1 week ago Accepting the other  Jordan Times1 week ago Travis Thomas: The Dallas Cowboys; The New Motley Crew  Capital Bay2 weeks ago
Times of India

Oxford Dictionary Proposes Gender-Neutral Title

The Oxford English dictionary is hoping to fill a void in the non-gender conforming community by introducing the gender-neutral
 NPR2 weeks ago Why Mx Is Now in the Mix as a Gender Neutral Honorific  Care22 weeks ago Move Over Miss, Mrs. and Mr.: There's a Transgender and Gender-Neutral Term That Could Make Its Way Into the Oxford English Dictionary  Blaze.com2 weeks ago 'Gender-neutral' Mx to join honorifics like Mr, Mrs in Oxford English Dictionary  NewsR.in3 weeks ago

Four AUB professors produce innovative research with applications that can impact the world

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the phrase ivory tower, a synonym for the academic workplace, as a state of privileged seclusion or separation from the facts and practicalities of the real world. This gives us an idea of what people often ...
 Albawaba2 weeks ago

The Cambridge Union Society: This House Wouldn't Vote Because They're All Tossers Anyway

Proposition Leyla Gumusdis The Oxford English Dictionary has four definitions for the term "Tosser": I. One who or that which tosses II. A term of contempt or abuse for a person III. A cooking-vessel, a tossing-pan IV. A penny, a coin of ...
 Huffington Post UK3 weeks ago Adds 'Revenge Porn,' 'Brogrammer' To Its Lexicon

It's no Oxford English Dictionary shout-out, but " revenge porn " is having a breakthrough moment. has added the phrase—which can refer to posting nude photos of a former fling online in a fit of bitter rage— to its lexicon, ...
 US News & World Report3 weeks ago Adds Revenge Porn, Brogrammer To Its Lexicon  Gnom.es3 weeks ago
Irish Independent

Selfie fever

Just a few years back, the word 'selfie' was unknown in the world. Oxford English Dictionary crowned 'selfie' as the word of the year (2013). It is one of the most sweeping changes in all of our modern life. Most people now carry a camera in some ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 day ago Australia gave the world the word 'selfie'  India Online.in4 weeks ago Australia revealed to have invented the word 'selfie' as more than 2000 Aussie phrases and words are added to Oxford Dictionaries  Capital Bay4 weeks ago Oh No, Not Another Selfie!  Ministry Today2 weeks ago
Fast Company

How A Swedish Rainwear Brand Turned Melancholy Into A Marketing Masterstroke

Melancholy (defined by The Oxford English Dictionary as "deep and long-lasting sadness") is not a word or state of being typically associated with brand strategy. Overall, brands tend to avoid any whiff of negativity at all costs, gravitating ...
 Fast Company4 weeks ago

Suntico adds Twitter-style hashtags to help find Sage 50 records and...

Less than a year since hashtags were added to the Oxford English Dictionary, Suntico adds hashtags to Sage 50 data and discussion threads. Suntico, the online account management system that links to Sage 50 accounting software, has added ...
 PRWeb1 month ago
Business Insider

Why comfort food comforts

See Also When the Oxford English Dictionary added a definition for "comfort food" in 1997, it traced the term's etymology back to a 1977 Washington Post magazine article about Southern cooking: "Along with grits, one of the comfort foods of the ...
 Business Insider1 month ago
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