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10 words we want to see in the English dictionary, right now!

10 words we want to see in the English dictionary, right now!

Almost everyone uses these words. Don't you think it's high time they found a mention in the baap of all dictionaries? In June 2015, around 240 Indian words -- including keema, papad and churidar -- found their well-deserved place in the Oxford Dictionary. We look at 10 such words which should be included in this year's list.  Badtameez When badmash was included in the Oxford Dictionary in 2004, we were certain that badtameez would make an appearance soon. Alas! Our wait ..., 5 days ago

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An encyclopedic biography of the iconic reference work

Denis Boyles offers a surfeit of information on the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Like the Oxford English Dictionary, the famed 11th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica was a product of the reference book's golden age. Aimed at the improving, ...
 Boston Globe1 week ago A love letter to all great dictionaries  Spectator Australia1 month ago

Oxford lexicon among top 10 least-liked textbooks

BEIJING: The Oxford Advanced Learner's English-Chinese Diction­ary is among the top 10 bestselling secondhand textbooks that fresh graduates are trading in an online flea market, a sign of how much the dictionary and other textbooks were disliked ... weeks ago Oxford Dictionary among Top 10 most disliked textbooks  CHINAdaily USA2 weeks ago
New Zealand Herald

Quiz: How good is your New Zealand English?

How well do you know the "Kiwi" language? You can find out thanks to the latest in a series of Oxford Dictionary quizzes focuses on English, specifically New Zealand English. Asking if you know your "hongi" from your "hangi", the list of 10 ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago Do you speak English like this?  Rediff.com1 month ago How Many Of These 40 Common English Mistakes Can You Spell Correctly?  Lifehacker Australia1 month ago A conversation with the world's leading authority on the English language about big data, Google ngrams, and language change  Business Insider1 month ago

Singlish all abuzz

Don't play-play, Singlish is very the powderful, okay? The authoritative Oxford English Dictionary (OED), in its quarterly update two months ago, took in 19 Singlish terms. Terms such as the exclamatory wah and sabo, a contraction of sabotage, ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago Singlish 'betterer' than English for some S'poreans  China Post1 month ago
The Nation Pakistan

Beware of the Oxford English Dictionary's addition of local words

Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) Zhang Dejiang is in town to attend a Belt and Road forum. While everyone is keeping an eye on his meeting with the city's political leaders, I am more interested in whether ...
 China Daily Asia1 month ago Oxford English Dictionary Adds East Asian Words  HT Syndication1 month ago Wah! East Asian words enter Oxford English Dictionary month ago 'Wah' East Asian word enters Oxford English Dictionary  Dunya News1 month ago
Electric New Paper

Please sign my petition: I want 'sotong' removed from Oxford dictionary

Hi, will you sign my petition? I am writing one to have a derogatory term removed from the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The term "sotong" uses seafood to tease blur people in Singapore. It is highly disrespectful to tentacled marine life ...
 Asiaone3 weeks ago Petition to remove 'sotong' from OED  Electric New Paper3 weeks ago

Ho Ching supports petition to ground Chinese helicopter

SINGAPORE — When it was reported that several Singlish words had been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the announcement drew its fair share of supporters and detractors. But recently, one phrase seems to have been singled out by ...
 Today Online3 weeks ago Singaporeans launch petition against 'Chinese helicopter' in Oxford dictionary  New Straits Times1 month ago Singaporean petitions to remove 'Chinese helicopter' from Oxford English Dictionary month ago Singlish in OED: Singapore PM's wife supports petition to ground Chinese helicopter  Malay Mail3 weeks ago

Creating a culture of compliance

By Neil Herbert , Director, HRComply Whatis culture? The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as -The philosophy,practices, and attitudes of an institution, business, or other organization. Generallyculture issomething that develops naturally ...
 FinanceDigest.com1 month ago

The Talkative Tomes Verity Limond, age 15

St Raphaela's Secondary School, Stillorgan, Co Dublin Can you feel the camaraderie on this shelf? an Oxford English Dictionary remarked. Indeed it is hardly elusive, replied an adventure book. It reminds me of one of my stories in which some ...
 Irish Times1 month ago
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