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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......

The Jawaharlal Nehru I knew

'Nehru is often portrayed as a visionary with his head in the clouds. But he had his feet firmly planted on the ground when it came to building and nurturing institutions and setting them on the......

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......

Who benefits from reforms?

There are two quick ways to advertise your modernity in India today. The first is to carry an iPad when you go for meetings, even if all you do with it is read email; and the second is to declare......

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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sanchita sarkar
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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Oxford's 2014 Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionaries picked 'vape' - the act of smoking an e-cigarette - as their new word of the year on Tuesday, with the affectionate "bae" and... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/vape-oxfords-2014-word-of-the-year-143900-1.htm
The New Oxford Learner's Thesaurus ...

Paragon Software Group, a leading multi-platform dictionary applications developer for mobiles, tablets and PCs, announces the release of the new... ...

http://www.efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=153070
Oxford chooses 'vape' as its 2014 Word of the Year

9:12pm IST (Reuters) - The Oxford English Dictionary named "vape" - the word used for drawing on an electronic cigarette instead of a burning... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/11/18/us-books-oxford-vape-idINKCN0J21QZ20141118?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt
Vape, bae, indyref make it to the Oxford …

London, Nov 18 (ANI): The words Vape, bae and indyref were recently added in the Oxford Dictionaries, it has been revealed. When used as a verb... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/vape-bae-indyref-oxford-dictionaries-072254004.html
Quiz for Shakespeare lovers in Dehradun

n Hall School in association with Oxford University Press, India, organised the first ever quiz on Shakespeare for schools in Dehradun on Saturday.... ...

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