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#Oxford Dictionary

# oxford-dictionary - Thursday 13 February, 2020

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.

# oxford-dictionary - Friday 15 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 of the funniest reactions to 'Youthquake' being named Oxford Dictionary's word of the year F**king Youthquake

# oxford-dictionary - 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.

# oxford-dictionary - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

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 The Daily Edge Oxford Dictionary have named the bloody 'cry laughing' emoji the word of 2015 Totes Emoji

# oxford-dictionary - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

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.

# oxford-dictionary - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

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