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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......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly dose of weird, true and funny news from around the world. Man eats an entire turkey in ten minutes, wins Rs 3 lakh Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating......

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......

Why West Bengal is lagging behind other states

For the Bengal government, there is no alternative to revising user charges and also creating a strong industrial base, rues Ashok Lahiri In March 2014, before the Lok Sabha elections, Professors......

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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Ginger
Q. is there any difference between Duties and Responsibilities?
Ginger:  A.  more

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lalit mahata
Q. According to Oxford English dictionary which is the most common noun in the English ?
Lalit Mahata:  A. the meaning of both is totally different see oxford english dictionary more

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Q. Have you ever seen the Oxford English dictionary?
Sanchita Sarkar:  A. Time more

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sowmya shree
Q. What is sundae ice cream?
Sowmya Shree:  A. I have it ,,, My brother brought it for me from UK more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. According to the Oxford English Dictionary which scientist's name is used as noun to describe a genius ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. The sundae is a sweet ice cream dessert. It typically consists of one or more scoops of ice cream topped with sauce or syrup, and in some cases...... more

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The age of the Twitterrorist

Screen grab of the now deactivated @shamiwitness Twitter account. This autumn, while travelling through South Delhi, I noticed a large hoarding... ...

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Why West Bengal is lagging behind other states

For the Bengal government, there is no alternative to revising user charges and also creating a strong industrial base, rues Ashok Lahiri In March... ...

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Father Christmas may have been laid to rest in Essex 450 years ago

Some new evidence have emerged that hints that Father Christmas died on May 30, 1564 and was buried in Essex. He was laid to rest in a churchyard... ...

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Continuing challenges for West Bengal

In March 2014, before the Lok Sabha elections, Professors Maitreesh Ghatak and Sanchari Roy compared the Gujarat economy under Narendra Modi with... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/ashok-lahiri-continuing-challenges-for-west-bengal-114122301039_1.html
The Techniques Behind Every Perfect Christmas Roast

BENGALURU: Christmas is around the corner and as the festive cheer spreads to different neighbourhoods and along with Christmas carols and Santa... ...

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