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#New Words

# new-words - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year

Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality.

# new-words - Monday 12 September, 2016

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.

# new-words - Thursday 27 August, 2015

# new-words - Thursday 25 June, 2015

# new-words - Thursday 21 May, 2015

You can now use 'lolz' and 'obvs' in Scrabble

People are freaking out.

# new-words - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 words that will definitely be added to the dictionary Word Alert

11 words that will definitely be added to the dictionary

These are so on fleek.

# new-words - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 excellent long-lost words you should definitely start using again Way With Words

10 excellent long-lost words you should definitely start using again

Word Warriors want you to forget about ‘selfies’ and ‘bae’.

# new-words - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'YOLO' and 'amazeballs' have been added to the Oxford Dictionaries FML

'YOLO' and 'amazeballs' have been added to the Oxford Dictionaries

Along with ‘douchebaggery’, appropriately enough.

# new-words - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

How recessionary budgets have changed Ireland...

Here are some of the things that would not exist in Ireland, if not for our six austerity budgets.

# new-words - Monday 26 December, 2011

New words: the official* glossary of 2011

*Not really. But these are the words that we never used (or understood the meaning of) before 2011.

# new-words - Thursday 24 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge OMG, I ♥ the OED! Wordplay

OMG, I ♥ the OED!

The Oxford English Dictionary has included the ‘heart’ symbol amongst its 45,437 new entries.