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#Oxford Dictionary

From The42 Oxford Dictionary updates 'Yid' definition to include Tottenham fans Changes

Oxford Dictionary updates 'Yid' definition to include Tottenham fans

The word has often been deployed as a term of abuse against Jews but a section of Spurs’ support has taken to using it in terrace chants.

From TheJournal.ie Yolo, moobs and Oompa Loompa among 1,200 words added into Oxford English Dictionary Use Your Words

Yolo, moobs and Oompa Loompa among 1,200 words added into Oxford English Dictionary

Some 1,200 new words have been included in the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.

From TheJournal.ie The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji That's Hilarious

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji

And not just any emoji either. It’s the ‘crying laughing’ emoji…

From TheJournal.ie What have the words GIF and omnishambles got in common? Wordplay

What have the words GIF and omnishambles got in common?

They’ve both been picked as words of the year by Oxford University Press, that’s what.

From TheJournal.ie Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'? Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?