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Where does 'avocado' come from?
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Where does 'avocado' come from?

It's among the few Aztec words that have made their way into the Oxford English Dictionary, author Simon Winchester tells Gargi Gupta at Zee-JLF DNA, 1 month ago

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Brexit, YouTuber among 500 new entries in Oxford Dictionary

Brexit, the year's key political term, along with glam-ma and YouTuber are among the 500 new words, phrases and senses added in the Oxford English Dictionary's latest quarterly update released today. Brexit's inclusion in the Oxford English ...
 Business Standard2 months ago YouTuber, glam-ma make it into OED with Brexit  Prokerala2 months ago

How a debate on post-truth ended with the audience applauding logical fallacies

Post-truth (according to The Oxford English Dictionary): Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief. There's no better example of post-truth ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Dictionaries Are Tracking Trumpian Word Usage To Update The English Language Accordingly

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 Post3 weeks ago
Rediff.com

Database State to Surveillance State

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.com3 weeks ago

The meaning of everything

Madness is compelling enough for the advertiser, but madness combined with a felicity for language captures something elemental. The automatism that comes with pop cultural depictions of madness is a perfect conduit for the linguistic savant. The madman, not ...
 Business Line4 weeks ago
catchnews.com

The terrible truth about surveillance, 'bio-political tattooing' and e-identity projects

While responding to a request for the urgent hearing in the matter of biometric information based e-identity and 12-digit biometric unique identification (UID)/Aadhaar number related projects, when a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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