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Love, Fear and Desire Unravelling …

Luis Suárez with his son Benjamin and daughter Delfina That venerable old institution, the Oxford English Dictionary, defines fear as An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a ... Yahoo! India, 9 hours ago

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Kimono-clad princesses offer apologies for roadside construction in Kyoto

The fact that the word kawaii has now been accepted into the Oxford English Dictionary says a lot about Japan's obsession with all things cute. If there's a manhole cover or a health and safety pamphlet that needs brightening up somehow, you can ...
 Japan Today1 week ago

Slang: A History And A Defense

In the introduction to the original Oxford English Dictionary its editor included a diagram: at its heart was "English": the language as a whole. Around it were various subsets: regional, technical, formal... and slang. Slang may have been bottom center of ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago The absurd history of English slang  Salon1 week ago
Digital Journal

AT&T Harnesses Internet Slang to Prevent Teen Texting and Driving

With LOL and OMG weaving their way into everyday conversation and even into the Oxford English Dictionary it's not hard to see just how much our language has changed in the face of technology. AT&T has embraced this new lexicon as they jump into ...
 Justmeans2 weeks ago Why it's imperative that young people don't take democracy for granted  New Statesman4 weeks ago On the consequences of rise of hate and decline of love in Africa  Uganda Daily Monitor1 month ago To Be or Not to Be Private: That Is the Question  Huffington Post UK1 month ago


 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago SAPA - ISIXHOSA-DICTIONARY  Namibia Press Agency3 weeks ago SAPA - PR-OXFORD-ISIXHOSA  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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I'm Hosting TEDxTeen and Here's Why You Should Tune In

According to the Oxford English dictionary, the definition of "disruptor" is "one who breaks up, one who causes disruption." When we think of "Remarkable Disruptors," the theme of the inaugural TEDxTeen London event, (which I'm hosting on October ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Hey B-to-B Marketers: Lighten Up with the Business-Speak  Advertising Age1 month ago Hey B-to-B Marketers Lighten Up with the Business-Speak  Big News Network1 month ago
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Selfie phone lets manufacturers cash in on vanity

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the term selfie as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared through social media. The craze has certainly been making waves over the past couple of ...
 Abu Dhabi National3 weeks ago Beyond selfies: the modern lingo you need to know  The New Daily1 month ago Something new: the shapie of things to come  South China Morning Post1 month ago Sony Xperia C3 Philippines Price and Release Date Guesstimate, Full Specs : Selfie Phone with Front Flash  TechPinas1 month ago

Are you pogonophobic? Oxford Dictionary keeps finger on youth culture pulse with new words

The dreaded neckbeard in its infancy. (Supplied) What do you do if somebody pulls a humblebrag right in front of you? Throw them some side-eye, of course, and now the Oxford Dictionary can back you up. The iconic dictionary has added yet ... week ago History of the OED  Sunday Observer1 month ago Take it  India Today1 month ago Kim and Kanye's Connection to the Oxford Dictionary's Baller New Words  American Banking News2 months ago
Times of Malta

Social media and the workplace: a legal minefield

Less than a year ago, the Oxford English Dictionary, named selfie as the winning Word of the Year 2013, with a 17,000 per cent increase in recorded usage over that year. Shorthand for self-portrait photograph, the word refers to self-portraits ...
 Times of Malta2 weeks ago iBall launches THE PERFECT SELFIE PHONE Enigma!  India Infoline1 month ago MAMILs cycle for charity  Noodls1 month ago

New Oxford Arabic dictionary bridges ties with English

Muscat: Produced by an international team of expert translators and advisors using Oxford's renowned language research programme, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is the first of its kind to be based throughout on real modern evidence of both English ...
 Times of Oman1 month ago DUBAI, 27th August, 2014 (WAM) — The Oxford University Press will tomorrow celebrate the print and digital publication of the Oxford Arabic Dictionary.  Federation of Arab News Agencies1 month ago
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