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2011-03-26 08:35:00

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the premier dictionary of the English language and published by Oxford University Press, has added a new list of words and expressions to its already 600,000-long list.In its latest online update, OED has listed such expressions as OMG! (oh my god), LOL (laughing out loud), and FYI (for your information) as valid English entries in its authoritative reference book.The words and expressions will be added to the online edition of the dictionary by the end of...

2011-01-16 00:23:17

January 24 is Global Belly Laugh Day. Celebrate the great gift of laughter. On January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh out loud. Join the Belly Laugh Bounce Around the World. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2011 Celebrate the great gift of laughter on Global Belly Laugh Day, January 24. Laughs and smiles transform moments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the 7 continents. On January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) people around the world smile,...

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2009-09-22 09:15:00

Parents, get ready to say OMG and watch your teens roflol. This will prolly comes as a bit of a shock to UR system, but findings from a group of University of Alberta researchers show that language commonly used in instant messaging has no effect on your child's spelling abilities. If anything, says study author Connie Varnhagen, using language variations commonly used in instant messaging and texting is actually a good sign. Varnhagen's findings come from a class-based study that was...

2006-11-04 06:00:12

By Ana Veciana-Suarez, The Miami Herald Nov. 4--I've never been fast enough on the trigger, and in the world of modern-day communications, where Instant and Immediate are the new buzzwords, that lack of speed is, like, so last millennium. It's taken me a few years to get up to snuff with "killer apps." Not because I'm a Luddite, but because I cherish my alone space and find its boundaries constantly threatened. Nonetheless, I've dragged myself into the virtual world of faceless contact...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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