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mansplaining, ransomware and snowflake along with more than one hundred parenting terms have been entered into the oxford english dictionary (oed).the list of more than 1000 additions also includes the term 'me time' - when an individual devotes time to doing what they want in order to relax - and h...



eminem's 'stan' is now in the oxford english dictionary




oxford english dictionary's latest addition to the lexicon, the word "stan," is often traced to one of rap's greatest artists — none other than marshall mathers, otherwise known to the world as eminem.the dictionary officially defines a "stan" as "an overzealous or obsessive fan of a particular ce...



'anna' to 'gulab jamun': 70 indian words are now part of oxford dictionary




from endearing words like 'abba' and 'anna' to indian delicacies like 'gulab jamun' and 'vada' can now be found in the oxford english dictionary (oed).as per the latest list of inclusions, 70 new indian words from telugu, urdu, tamil, hindi and gujarati languages have been added to the dictionary.se...



new oxford dictionary brings whatevs to the sandwich generation




ever discussed the dark web with a hacktivist? or photobombed a kibbeh-munching paleo with a selfie stick? maybe you're a member of the sandwich generation, in constant fear of a fiscal cliff.whatevs. take a doona day. selfie stick: one of the new words in the australian concise oxford dictionary. ...



woke meaning: oxford english dictionary adds word




slang is almost always older than you think. english speakers have been calling stylish people "fly" since at least 1953. though it's everywhere now, the first known use of omg goes back to 1917. and the oxford english dictionary's latest update shows that the same is true of woke: the term, which h...



eminem's version of 'stan' lands in dictionary




eminem's definition of "stan" is now oxford-approved. rewind to 2002 when slim shady released the dido-assisted track about an overzealous fan named stan who writes a letter to the detroit rapper. as exclaim! points out, the oxford english dictionary has plucked his version of the word, defining...



eminem’s ‘stan’ is now officially in the dictionary




dear slim: your definition of “stan” is now oxford-approved.seventeen years after eminem dropped the seminal hit “stan,” the oxford english dictionary has officially recognized the word and added it to its database. you may recall that em’s 2000 hit followed a crazed fan named stan, who wr...



from woke to zyzzyva - the new words added to the oed




both politically and culturally, 2016 was a turbulent year and the oxford english dictionary has recognised this in its latest update, with "woke" and "post-truth" now included.the original meaning of woke is to awaken after sleep but the word now has a political meaning after being taken up by the ...



youthquake named oxford dictionaries word of the year




youthquake has been named the word of the year 2017 by editors from oxford dictionaries, whose publications include the oxford english dictionary.see related ‘fake news’ named word of the yearthe word, defined as “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions o...



oxford dictionaries seeks hindi word of the year




here's a chance for hindi speakers across the country to help choose a hindi word of the year 2017. oxford dictionaries is calling for "the hindi word of the year" which will be a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of interest over the last 12 months. the chosen word should reflect t...



mel gibson sues the producers of his oxford dictionary movie




mel gibson has filed a lawsuit against voltage pictures, alleging the production company has breached its agreement to produce his movie the professor and the madman.gibson has been developing the project for years, which is based on the simon winchester book about the making of the oxford english ...



high-schoolers explore displacement in doc competition | community




tags:education, documentary, migration“forced displacement” was the theme of this year's entries of student documentaries at the thessaloniki international film festival, as part of the european union's euforia program. greece had 10 of the 24 entries in this year's competition and walked away w...



study casts doubt on whether internet filters in the home protect teenagers onli




internet filters are widely used in homes, schools and libraries throughout the uk to protect young people from unpleasant* online experiences. however, a new study by oxford casts doubt on whether such technologies shield young teenagers after finding no link between homes with internet filters and...



merriam-webster: 13 times the dictionary trolled politics




at a time when words matter, one dictionary has emerged to school us all: merriam-webster.with eyes glued to press briefings and testimonies, people are turning to dictionaries to find out what politicians are really saying and the team behind merriam-webster's twitter account have seized every oppo...



oxford picks 'youthquake' as its 2017 word of the year




oxford dictionaries declared a phrase coined in 1965 its word of the year for 2017.“youthquake” — defined as “a significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people” — took the title this year, the publisher announced friday. the dictiona...



любимое выражение трампа в британии назвали словосочетанием года




источникправда.ру сегодня в 18:27 мир выражение "fake news" (фейковые новости) стало словосочетанием 2017 года по версии одного из ведущих словарей английского языка collins engl...



любимое выражение трампа в британии назвали словосочетанием года




источникправда.ру сегодня в 18:27 мир выражение "fake news" (фейковые новости) стало словосочетанием 2017 года по версии одного из ведущих словарей английского языка collins engl...



любимое выражение трампа в британии назвали словосочетанием года




источникправда.ру вчера в 18:27 мир выражение "fake news" (фейковые новости) стало словосочетанием 2017 года по версии одного из ведущих словарей английского языка collins english ...



merriam-webster’s ‘sheeple’ definition uses apple fanboys example




merriam-webster just stepped in a bit of controversy with its new ‘sheeple’ word addition. no, it’s not the addition of the word itself that is causing the arguments and hurt feelings — it’s the two examples of the word that it provides, one of which is a criticism of (a certain) apple pro...



a digital introduction to greek heritage by athens university | life




it’s no secret that the internet is changing the way we travel. so much so that international online travel platforms are racing to meet the demands of tomorrow’s travelers as they search for their next destination. providing reliable information has always been key, but, increasingly, an appeal...



how the walkman changed the way we listen to music




today, billions of people have access to portable music, mostly thanks to smartphones. the world's music catalog is at our fingertips thanks to spotify, apple and amazon's online store, but it's not always been that easy. it wasn't until 1979 that music lovers could finally get their hands on a true...



why funny is better than sexy for great selfies




how can i take the perfect selfie?whether you're someone who rolls their eyes back into their head when you see a selfie stick, a lumee, or anyone making a duck face in public, or you're someone who owns a selfie stick a lumee, and makes duck faces in public, you're probably quite familiar with the ...



how multiculturalism is changing the way we speak




ahead of the macquarie dictionary word of the year announcement on 15 january 2018, sbs news takes a look at how language in australia is changing.australia is more culturally diverse than ever before. nearly half of the population were either born overseas or have a parent born overseas, accordi...



how multiculturalism is changing the way we speak




ahead of the macquarie dictionary word of the year announcement on 15 january 2018, sbs news takes a look at how language in australia is changing.australia is more culturally diverse than ever before. nearly half of the population were either born overseas or have a parent born overseas, accordi...



how multiculturalism is changing the way we speak




ahead of the macquarie dictionary word of the year announcement on 15 january 2018, sbs news takes a look at how language in australia is changing.australia is more culturally diverse than ever before. nearly half of the population were either born overseas or have a parent born overseas, accordi...