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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Oxford english dictionary

Aug 24, 2019 19:18
‘Prepone’ is a word, dear reader. It has been for centuries, and comes to us from the same Latin root as ‘postpone’ read more
May 17, 2019 18:56
The Congress leader who’s had all of us reaching for our dictionaries is committed to helping you expand your vocabulary. Read his column Word of the Week to know where this week’s word came from read more
May 11, 2019 15:08
The Congress leader who’s had all of us reaching for our dictionaries, links shades of grey and the Mahabharata in this time’s Word of the Week. read more
May 04, 2019 16:31
See C for Crazy, F for Friendship and I for Insane. The incredible story of a professor who collaborated with an incarcerated murderer to create the first edition of the OED, has now been made into a film. read more
Apr 23, 2019 07:48
Shakespeare is said to have contributed almost 3000 words to the Oxford English dictionary. Here are the 10 powerful words that we regularly use and owe to William Shakespeare. read more
Mar 21, 2019 13:56
The word, ‘chuddies’ has figured in several gazettes and publications during British rule but came into prominence after a television show on BBC the mid-1990s. It has been included in the latest update of the Oxford dictionary. read more
Mar 24, 2018 17:19
Dictionary entries from 1918 reflect the legacy of war, the evolution of cinema, new technology and ways in which sex was finally exiting the bedroom. read more