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Keema, Papad Among Indian Words Included in Oxford Dictionary

Freedom, interrupted

Undertrial (Indian informal): A person who is on trial in a court of law. — Oxford English Dictionary Wake up (6am), counting (6.15am), chai (6.30am), lock up (7am), dalia (9am), lock up (9.30am), lunch (3pm), lock up (4pm), dinner (7pm), lock ... Hindu Business Line, 1 day ago

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Desperados with a difference in one-day cricket

The Oxford English dictionary defines 'finisher' as someone who applies the final touches to complete a task. The coinage is not new to English language or cricket. It was only towards the fag end of the last century, though, that the word acquired ...
 Times of India3 days ago A dictionary for all seasons  The Hindu6 days ago OMG! Oxford dictionary does a jugaad in changing times  Times of India1 week ago What happens when the dictionary is just a website? We'll soon find out  Public Radio International2 weeks 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, ...
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New Indian Express

How the Irish make the English language their own, for the craic (IrishCentral)

Living in America I realized that many expressions that I use are nowhere to be seen in the English dictionary. Photo by: Getty When I was growing up in Ireland my mother and grandmother spoke a form of English, peppered with Irish words . It ...
 Irish Central3 weeks ago Nigeria: Are 'Grammar Nazis' Ruining the English Language? (II)  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago Inclusive of English Language  Navhind Times1 week ago New Words Added to the English Language in 2014  New Indian Express1 month 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 Review1 month ago The New Words that Offer a Startling Insight into Our Lives  Care21 month ago 'Duck Face,' 'Obamacare,' 'Crony Capitalism' Added to Oxford Dictionaries  International Business Times India1 month ago

When news and politics meet entertainment

The Newsroom and House Of Cards are shows closely associated with two new terms added to the Oxford English Dictionary just a few months ago: hate-watching and binge-watching. The former is defined as watching a TV programme for the thrill of ...
 Asiaone1 month ago Chart: The Years When Filthy Words In The Oxford Dictionary First Appeared  TAXI1 month ago Lolcat's in the Oxford Dictionary? Cool beans!  Times of India1 month ago 1,000 New Words Including Lolcat, Duck Face Added to Oxford Dictionary  Outlook India1 month ago

Vape, the word of the year

Although it's still underlined red when typed into a word processor, "vape" is the Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year for Like other words of the year, according to Oxford English Dictionary's website, vape was chosen by ...
 Individual.com2 months ago

FEATURE: How to adjust the mirrors in your car

News 24 December 2014 Since becoming the Oxford English Dictionary's Word of the Year in 2013, selfie has firmly established itself as a cultural staple. By now everyone thinks they know how to take the perfect selfie, but, as Ford has ...
 Autofreaks.com1 month ago Why 2014 Was the Year of the Selfie  Individual.com1 month ago From Snapchat to surgery, here's why 2014 is the real 'year of the selfie'  Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago

Move over Selfie, Vape is here!

The Oxford Dictionaries New Monitor Corpus, a research programme which collects around 150 million words of current English in use each month, using automated search criteria to scan new web content, has named 'vape' as its international word of the year for 2014 just as 'selfie' was anointed the international word of the year in 2013. The other words that have found their way into the hallowed dictionary include strange things like bae, indyref, budtender, normcore, contactless, and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Level up your vocabulary: Oxford adds bae, vape, YOLO and more  Kicker Daily News2 months ago Oxford adds "vape" to dictionary  NewsMail2 months ago
CNN Money

A new word for the overworked: 'al desko'

The Oxford Dictionary added "al desko" in 2014, making eating at your desk a little more fun -- maybe. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) There's nothing fun about eating lunch at your desk. But now the overworked have a new term to use when they complain about ...
 CNN Money4 weeks ago How many times have you had lunch al desko?  LifeHealthPro1 day ago Eating at your desk? There's a term for that  CNN Money4 weeks ago
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