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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Bollywood makes it to another dictionary

India's top actors may find the description of the Hindi film industry as Bollywood derogatoryand humiliatingbut the word has just been added to another leading dictionary.After Oxford, it's......

Football and 'reservations'

The biggest spectacle in sports is over and Italy has won the World Cup. Even though I prefer American 'football', I do enjoy the fluid, unbroken movements and the glorious uncertainty of 'soccer',......

Google is now a verb!

It was unofficial for quite a while, causing linguistics professors much pain when students would talk about 'googling for information' instead of 'searching' for it. Now, they can all rest easy.......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

Is India heading for bankruptcy?

Back in the 1930s, a fight broke out between the two Iyengar sects. It was about the control over the rich, main Kanjeevaram temple. The shape of the tilak on the temple elephant became the proxy......
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Men are vain, too

He visits salons, gets facials, treatments and massages. The new-age man or metrosexual is making his entry into Goa, albeit in a subtle way. NT... ...

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Indian-American kids win spelling bee title for 8th successive year

America should rename Merriam-Webster to Shivashankar-Venkatachalam English Dictionary, went a widely distributed joke on social media after two... ...

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Who is an Assamese?

For decades, not weeks as the recent discourse in Assam would have us believe, the people of Assam, especially its scholars and litterateurs,... ...

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Merriam-Webster adds 1700 new words to its dictionary

The new words along with 200 modified existing ones have been added to the online unabridged version. WTF (abbreviation): what the f*ck. Used to... ...

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Understanding India's Third Sex

"Do transgenders really have genitals? Are they different from a penis or a vagina?" "If you sit next to a transgender, there will be bad luck... ...

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