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Tweet Becomes a Real Word
2013-06-17 11:39:51

After seven years of short 140-character bursts, memes and punchline hashtags, the term “tweet” has officially become a real word in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

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2011-03-26 08:35:00

The Oxford English Dictionary has added a new list of words and expressions.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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