The English language is a 'living language'; it grows, develops and changes.
New words come into the language all the time, and are absorbed into it without so much as a blink of an eye. These include foreign words, and even slang words, or words...
The word sorry has become the first word to be removed from the English Oxford Dictionary because it has lost all of its meaning.
With politicians, pupils, and perverted next-door neighbours using that word all too often, that word has now been t...
As reported in this space earlier, the Oxford English Dictionary online has been updated to include some "Americanisms." Last year the quarterly publications included new words or terms such as "Selfing" and "OMG,." as in "OMG, I Am, Like, Literally Unfriending You."
The latest online update includes:
National Security - n, adj. A term associated with the U.S. Government's "war on whistle...
Mattel, the makers of Scrabble, have announced that the world's most popular board word game with plastic tiles, is to have a Welsh Language version.
"We've produced a French and German version already," said Matthew Tell, product designer at the...
The "takeover" is a done deal.
And "real" birds (y'know the kind that chirp outside your window and poop on the windshield of your car) are all aflutter. As reported by a reporter who understands bird talk and listened in on their conversation,...
President Obama, today, during an unscheduled press conference he called, pre-empting the Drew Carey show, The Price is Right, indicated that he is presenting to Congress, a list of words which he wants stricken from the English language. the first o...
How politicians think of the voters - Bitterness, spite.
What Politicians are preoccupied with - The study of wealth.
Only the very new, or the two honest MP's in Parliament would not know what this means - A bribe or illegal inducement.
Where politicians prefer not to store their ill-gotten back-handers and bribes, preferring to use Overseas...
The English language is to receive a massive overhaul in 2013, say experts from the Guild Of Dictionary Writers.
Spokesmen say that the language has become cluttered and over-complicated in recent years, with many new words being added and spellin...
Miami, Florida - Evolutionists could not contain their excitement when a paper and ink factory exploded today, inadvertently creating an entire, accurate dictionary in its wake.
Miami Paper and Ink Inc. exploded for unknown reasons. As hundreds w...
Boffins in charge of the English language have been told to go back to school in a row over their choice of Word of the Year for 2011.
'Squeezed middle' was chosen ahead of "Arab spring' and 'phone hacking' for the accolade by Oxford Dictionaries.
The religions of the world are finally united thanks to a change in the definition of the word religion in the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.
The new definition reads:
Religion (N): Any one of a set of delusional belief systems...
Merriam-Webster have released their updates and revisions list today, and many linguists are up in arms over one particular change. The word "psychotic" and all of it's relations and roots have been changed to receive an additional definition. The...
New York - The highly respected Webster's Dictionary has announced it will include the acronym "WTF" in their 2012 edition. "WTF" which stands for "what the fuck"?" or "what the fuck!!!" is now used so commonly by so many Americans about so many t...
Electoral Roll - Packed lunch at the polling station
Egg Nog - Noggin The Nog's chicken keeper
Crumhorn - Musical cream cake
Profiterole - Actor's salary
Omelette - Short meditation mantra
Letter - Renter of rooms
Yorkshire Pudding - Geoff Boycott
Reg Varney - Manto's brother
Rhode Island Red - New England communist
Nudism - Dism updated
Francophile - Spanish Civil Wa...
The Oxford English Dictionary has announced a new raft of words that have become acceptable for use in every day speech.
Demonstrating his ability to use words himself, dictionary editor Professor Pip Datpost said he was "excited, ecstatic, deligh...
The Oxford English dictionary has made the remarkable step of allowing some so-called emoticons into the dictionary complete with full definitions.
Emoticons are the punctuation marks that display emotional responses, such as the traditional smile...
Excuse me for my forwardness but I must admit that I am not so good at the speaking of the language of the world.
My dear fwends, I will make try to explain my comings in this space.
I pronounce the dictionary to be open and welcome you to read at the leisure you much enjoy.
Maris Padowal = The name I was borned with in goat stable next to shed.
Family = P...
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