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  • App Deals of the Week: Save Over Rs. 5,000

    App Deals of the Week: Save Over Rs. 5,000

    This week's deals include a real bonanza of games, and some useful tools as well.

  • 1,000 New Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

    1,000 New Words Added to Oxford Dictionary

    The Oxford Dictionary has added as many as 1,000 new words and phrases to its online version including 'al desko', 'lolcat', 'Duck face' and 'Obamacare', in its largest ever quarterly update.

  • Black Friday Deals: 10 Great App Deals for Android and iOS

    Black Friday Deals: 10 Great App Deals for Android and iOS

    We scoured the app stores to find ten of the best deals on the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore.

  • 'Vape' is The Word of The Year for Oxford Dictionaries

    'Vape' is The Word of The Year for Oxford Dictionaries

    Oxford Dictionaries picked "vape" -the act of smoking an e-cigarette as their new word of the year on Tuesday, with the affectionate "bae" and the more pragmatic "contactless" as runners-up.

  • Medieval Latin Dictionary Reaches Final Definition After 101 Years

    Medieval Latin Dictionary Reaches Final Definition After 101 Years

    A 17-volume dictionary of medieval Latin has finally been completed by Oxford University researchers after more than a century of accumulating entries.

  • Australian physicist finds 99-year-old mistake in Oxford dictionary

    Australian physicist finds 99-year-old mistake in Oxford dictionary

    An eagle-eyed Australian scientist has forced the Oxford English Dictionary to change its definition of how a siphon works, after he found an error in the entry which had gone unnoticed for 99 years.

  • 'Bestie', 'wackadoodle' latest addition to Oxford Dictionary

    'Bestie', 'wackadoodle' latest addition to Oxford Dictionary

    The Oxford English Dictionary has included more than 900 new words, phrases, and senses in its latest edition, including 'beatboxer','bestie' and 'wackadoodle'.

  • 'Selfie' is Oxford's word of the year

    'Selfie' is Oxford's word of the year

    Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced Tuesday, edging out some stiff competition from twerk.

  • Tweet enters Oxford English Dictionary!

    Tweet enters Oxford English Dictionary!

    The word 'tweet' in the sense of social networking has entered the hallowed pages of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) with the lexicon breaking its rule that a new word needs to be in use for ten years before inclusion.

  • Tweet enters Oxford English Dictionary

    Tweet enters Oxford English Dictionary

    The word 'tweet' in the sense of social networking has entered the hallowed pages of the Oxford English Dictionary.

  • Former Oxford dictionary editor secretly deleted Indian words: report

    Former Oxford dictionary editor secretly deleted Indian words: report

    Robert Burchfield deleted words like 'balisaur', a badger-like animal from India, 'Danchi', a Bengali plant and 'boviander', the name in British Guyana for a person of mixed race living on the river banks.

  • Former Oxford Dictionary editor secretly deleted Indian words

    An eminent former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary attempted to rewrite it by deleting thousands of words with foreign roots, including those of Indian-origin, a new book claims.

  • Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

    Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

    Britain's media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: "omnishambles."

  • Internet wiping out printed Oxford Dictionary

    It's been in print for over a century, but in future the Oxford English Dictionary, the authoritative guide to the English language, may only be available to peruse online.Publisher Oxford University Press has said that burgeoning demand for the dict...

  • Sexting, retweet, woot enter Oxford Dictionary

    Sexting, retweet, woot enter Oxford Dictionary

    Retweet, sexting, woot - can't make out what these words mean? Fret not, these are among a host of new entries that have been added into the Oxford Dictionary.

  • Next Oxford dictionary to be published only online?

    Next Oxford dictionary to be published only online?

    Amidst growing use of the Internet world-wide, publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) said the third edition may not be published in print hard copy form but only online.The first edition of the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary was fully published in 1928, and the second edition in ...

  • Internet wiping out printed Oxford Dictionary

    It's been in print for over a century, but in future the Oxford English Dictionary, the authoritative guide to the English language, may only be available to peruse online.Publisher Oxford University Press has said that burgeoning demand for the dictionary's online version has far outpaced demand fo...

  • Vuvuzela gets entry in Oxford Dictionary

    Vuvuzela gets entry in Oxford Dictionary

    The vuvuzela, the horn instrument which became the sound of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, has won an entry in the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary due to be published Thursday.The dictionary, which is based on how language is really used, defines the horn as a long plastic ...

  • Oxford Dictionary to correct 99-year-old mistake

    An Australian physics professor has prompted the Oxford Dictionary to correct a 99-year-old mistake after he discovered that the definition of 'siphon' was wrongly stated since 1911.Stephen Hughes, a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology, claims he discovered the mistake while he was writi...

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