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Four times per year, the Oxford English Dictionary fleshes out human history just a little bit more.
It’s that time of year again: lexicographers from the Oxford English Dictionary have come together to pick the one word or phrase that defines the past 12 months.
2011 is the year of the “squeezed middle,” as suggested …
As the Oxford English Dictionary heralds in new words, they’ve ousted some dated terms — including the apparently beloved “cassette tape”.
The twelfth and latest edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary is here, and it boasts 400 new entries of slang among its list of words.
June’s update to the Oxford English Dictionary includes almost 2,000 new or revised entries. Some terms have gained status through the worlds of technology or gender politics. Others are just good, old-fashioned slang (hello, use …
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Xenolexica is defined as “a grave confusion when faced with unusual words.” Are you gravely confused? It’s okay — the word was even rejected from the dictionary.