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Which word should be in Oxford Dictionary? Tell us!

Retweet, sexting, woot. Can't make out what these words mean? Fret not, these are among a host of new entries that have been added to the Oxford Dictionary. In fact, the centenary edition of the......

Desis in Action

The word, 'desi' may not be in the Oxford English Dictionary yet, but it is very much on the way there to describe the South Asian Americans. The Federation of Kerala Associations of North America......

Scrap the word couch potato: Farmers

British potato farmers are on a mission to banish the term 'couch potato' from the OxfordEnglish Dictionary, arguing that the description of slothful television addicts harms the vegetable's......

A word's worth

As the Holy Grail of the English language, the Oxford English Dictionary, or the OED for short, occupies a unique position as judge and jury in the world of communication. For generations it has......

Database State to Surveillance State

UID/Aadhaar-based surveillance does not end with the collection of fingerprints and iris scan, it goes quite beyond it and poses a lethal threat to the idea of India, says Gopal......

Five best ways to deal with pink slips

No one seems to know where the term ‘pink slip’ originated. The Oxford English Dictionary notes that the words were first used as a verb in a novel written in 1966 -- “his wife......

5 reasons Kolaveri Di became a HUGE hit online

If Hinglish, (Hindi-English) made its way to the Oxford Dictionary, Tanglish (Tamil-English) will soon have to be considered as well thanks to a song that is the rage on the Internet. A song that......

Oxford Dictionary goes SMS savvy

:-),:-(,;-),:-Q,-*! This apparent gibberish is not a virus attack, but a popular way to express emotions through the mobile phone and e-mail, now included even in the stiff upper-lip Oxford......

The real trouble with the IIMs

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, autonomy is the right or condition of self-governance in a particular sphere; the capacity of an agent to act in accordance with objective morality......

Mr Modi, it's time you reformed the IAS!

Contrary to the popular belief that the IAS cadres manage the country - they are actually required to manage politicians, most of whom do not pass any sort of muster, says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan.......

Was Bombay Jayashri's Life of Pi song inspired?

There are remarkable similarities between Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song in Life of Pi and Irayimman Thampi's age-old composition. We make a case for the 200-year-old melody.Almost every......
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When Indian words and Khichdi go global

As our own desi, favourite comfort food Khichdi gets international tadka of fame and at the same time the clutch of few desi words make their entry... ...

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These Indian words are now part of Oxford English dictionary

Oxford English dictionary is really trying to keep up with desi lingo and some of the new words added to Oxford English dictionary are Achha   ... ...

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Google Doodle honours lexicographer Samuel Johnson

Google Doodle today decided to honour Samuel Johnson, the man who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford... ...

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Oxford to review 'Assamese' definition in its dictionary

GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - The Oxford University Press based in the United Kingdom has assured to review the entry of Assamese in its Oxford Dictionary of... ...

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