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Rahul Gandhi says ‘Modilie’ added to dictionary, Oxford Dictionary denies

Rahul Gandhi says ‘Modilie’ added to dictionary, Oxford Dictionary denies

New Delhi: A day after Congress President Rahul Gandhi, mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, posted a snapshot that a new word “Modilie”...Read More

British Council lists 70 Indian-origin words

British Council lists 70 Indian-origin words

New Delhi: Words like pashmina, dal, chutney and pyjamas form part of a list of 70 Indian origin words included in the Oxford English Dic...Read More

Oxford Dictionary: Idiocracy, fam among latest entries

Oxford Dictionary: Idiocracy, fam among latest entries

London: Idiocracy, nothingburger and fam are among the 1,400 new words to make an entry into the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as part ...Read More

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Oxford English Dictionary adds over 600 words, phrases

For a word to qualify, it “requires several independent examples of the word being used, and evidence the word has been in use for a reas...Read More

Cheer up men, moob is in dictionary, now

Cheer up men, moob is in dictionary, now

London : Yogalates, the trend of combining Pilates – a system of exercises — with the postures and breathing techniques of Yoga is among ...Read More

‘YOLO’,’Clicktivism’ among new words in Oxford Dictionary

‘YOLO’,’Clicktivism’ among new words in Oxford Dictionary

London: ‘YOLO’ and ‘Clicktivism’ are among more than 1,000 new entries added by the Oxford English Dictionary in its latest quaterly update.

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‘Keema’, ‘papad’ now in English dictionary

KOLKATA: Reflecting the global popularity of Indian food, a number of Indian words like ‘keema,’ ‘papad’ and curry leaf have been accepte...Read More

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