The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) & Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary jointly announced today that the word 'terrorist' and its derivative 'terrorism' would be redefined to make it more narrower in its scope in view of general public sentiment...
A new word, with several meanings, has today been accepted by the Oxford English Dictionary. Submitted by the British Male Public, the word "Gokwan" was admitted to the hallowed pages of the biggest, brightest and heaviest dictionary in the world.
Researchers at the Oxford English Dictionary have revealed that the list of phrases classed as Double Entendres is getting bigger.
"Last year's list was big," said Richard Small, research co-ordinator at the OED. "But compared to this year's, it w...
Dictionary for Decoding Women's English:
1. Yes - No
2. No - Yes
3. Maybe - No
4. We need - I want
5. I am sorry - You'll be sorry
6. We need to talk - You're in trouble
7. Sure, go ahead - You'd better not!
8. Do what you want - You will pay for this later
9. I am not upset - Of course, I am upset, you moron!
10. You're certainly attentive tonight - Is sex all you ever think about?...
Adventurous Slept with everyone.
Athletic No breasts.
Average looking Moooo.
Beautiful Pathological liar.
Emotionally Secure On medication.
Free spirit Junkie.
Friendship first Former slut.
New-Age Body hair in the wrong places.
Outgoing Loud and Embarrassing.
Voluptuous Very Fat.
London Major Boris Johnson is launching his own dictionary.
The famous Labrador/Human cross said: 'Gosh. Crikey, Phwoar, Gosh, well ever since my great great great great Uncle Samuel launched his own dictionary, I thought I better do the same.'...
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced Saturday that it is adding the word nukular to its words in common usage. The change was under consideration for several years due to President Bush's accent. Sarah Palin's repeated use of the term in Thu...
Collins, the makers of the famous Oxford English Dictionary, have announced that the word 'hero' is set to be given a wider definition in the next edition. The change has been in response to BBC Coverage of the Olympic Games.
'Yeah sure there are...
As part of its annual review of the ever evolving English language, a spokesperson for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has announced that the word 'Yaknow' is to be added to the next edition.
Psychiatric researchers hit a brick wall long ago on the subject of the befuddled mind of grit-eating half-wit George W. Bush and what makes it not tick. It's difficult to analyze what is left of a mind besotted by fear, superstition, illiteracy,...
The most popular book in the world, 'The Dictionary', is to become a summer blockbuster movie, with stars such as Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman starring in it.
New York -- President George W. Bush provided a wealth of new material for the 2008 edition of Webster's Dictionary, being given credit for 17 of the Dictionaries 38 new word additions. "We don't take this sort of thing lightly, this P...
The academic world is holding its breath as the three largest publishers argue over the definition of politics and allegations of industrial espionage.
JK Rowling likes to surprise us, but this surprise may rupture your spinal chords (our terribly mundane readers may consult their dictionaries for this term). Get ready to get the air knocked out of your lungs by the seventh book in the Harry Potter series. Joanne gave a glimpse of the 7th book to our reporter and this is what he has reported.
Food chain MacDonalds have today completely missed the point of the Oxford English Dictionary. A dictionary defines the use of words in English, a point which senior executives have simply failed to grasp.
The Oxford English Dictionary, arbiter of correct usage in the English language, is to remove the phrase "Excuse me" declaring it to be officially obsolete.
OXFORD, England - Editors at the Oxford Dictionary of English worked late into the night all weekend to determine definitively what "N" word former Seinfeld actor Michael Richards said during a performance last Friday.
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