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New word paints a depressing picture of the 'me' generation - This is Cornwall

New word paints a depressing picture of the 'me' generation - This is Cornwall | neologism | Scoop.it
Economic Times New word paints a depressing picture of the 'me' generation This is Cornwall So the term "selfie" has been chosen as word of the year by the august bunch of lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries.
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15 Old-Timey Slang Words We Should Bring Back Immediately

15 Old-Timey Slang Words We Should Bring Back Immediately | neologism | Scoop.it
Trust me, these slang words from the 20th century are pretty jake.

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Smart Money: Time to Invest in Land Again - The Progress Report

Smart Money: Time to Invest in Land Again - The Progress Report | neologism | Scoop.it
Smart Money: Time to Invest in Land Again
The Progress Report
a neologism for sharing “rent” or “social surplus” – the money we spend on the nature we use.
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Word of the Year 2013: blips on our radar

Word of the Year 2013: blips on our radar | neologism | Scoop.it
As OUP’s lexicographers go about our quiet work, occasionally a novel word, spied in a newspaper, a post, or a tweet, catches our fancy. “Possible WOTY?!!!

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Narcissism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Narcissism

Narcissism is a term that originated with Narcissus in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water. Currently it is used to describe the pursuit of gratification from vanity, or egotistic admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes, that derive from arrogant pride.

The true terminology of a #selfie #fb # narcissism http://t.co/CcDeP3jJbI
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A glossary for the Ford crack scandal - Toronto Star

A glossary for the Ford crack scandal - Toronto Star | neologism | Scoop.it
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A glossary for the Ford crack scandal
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A glossary for the Ford crack scandal. A Coles-notes version of some suddenly common terms used over recent weeks. Text size: Increase Decrease Reset.
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Selfies: the dos and don'ts of the word of the year

Selfies: the dos and don'ts of the  word of the year | neologism | Scoop.it
Huge numbers of us are using the term 'selfie' and taking them. But – from your duckface to your belfie – are you getting it right?

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Selfie wins Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year

Selfie wins Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year | neologism | Scoop.it
Ubiquitous noun for social media self-portraits faces down newly discovered cute mammal the olinguito in annual OED contest

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The evolving role of the Oxford English Dictionary - FT.com

The evolving role of the Oxford English Dictionary - FT.com | neologism | Scoop.it
Look for a topical expression in the Oxford English Dictionary and you may find it is older than you think. “Phone-hacking”, for example, was first used in the early 1980s.

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Another Promising Neologism Ruined - The American Conservative

Another Promising Neologism Ruined - The American Conservative | neologism | Scoop.it
Another Promising Neologism Ruined The American Conservative I haven't read Henry Nau's book (I admit, I wasn't aware of it), but gosh darn it I sure am annoyed to learn from Daniel Larison that he's decided that the term to use for rebooting...
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The Big Apple: QEeen (QE/quantitative easing + queen)

The Big Apple: QEeen (QE/quantitative easing + queen) | neologism | Scoop.it
An etymological dictionary of American words, names, quotations and phrases, including regional dictionaries of New York City, Florida, Oregon and Texas.
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Do the Words You Need Not Exist Yet? Good, Let's Make Some Up! - io9

Do the Words You Need Not Exist Yet? Good, Let's Make Some Up! - io9 | neologism | Scoop.it
Do the Words You Need Not Exist Yet? Good, Let's Make Some Up!
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Find the Logic - victoriousvocabulary: RECTOPATHIC [adjective] ...

Find the Logic - victoriousvocabulary: RECTOPATHIC [adjective] ... | neologism | Scoop.it
victoriousvocabulary:
“ RECTOPATHIC
[adjective]
Neologism: easily hurt emotionally; thin-skinned.
Etymology: ‘recto-’ (from Latin rectum, from rectus - straight) + ‘pathic' (from Greek pathos -...
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Neologism watch

Neologism watch | neologism | Scoop.it
Languages are constantly evolving. Though purists may shudder at what they see as the degradation of 'correct' language use, innovative and new ways of using grammar, syntax and vocabulary show a bill of good health for a language.
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Selfies and the history of self-portrait photography - OUPblog (blog)

Selfies and the history of self-portrait photography - OUPblog (blog) | neologism | Scoop.it
OUPblog (blog) Selfies and the history of self-portrait photography OUPblog (blog) Selfie – the Oxford Word of the Year for 2013 – is a neologism defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or...
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Language review 2013: from bitcoin to sharknado

Language review 2013: from bitcoin to sharknado | neologism | Scoop.it
Everyone loves a new word. When Oxford announces its Word of the Year, I sometimes detect behind the buzz of expectation a pang of disappointment that th

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11 Word of the Year Candidates Everyone Forgot Immediately

11 Word of the Year Candidates Everyone Forgot Immediately | neologism | Scoop.it
Hindsight tells us that Word of the Year candidates have not always fared so well.
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'Selfie' named as word of the year

'Selfie' named as word of the year | neologism | Scoop.it
"Selfie" is selected as the word of 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries, with "twerk" and "binge-watch" among others on the shortlist.

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Planet Veritas - Language News's curator insight, November 19, 2013 12:48 PM
"Selfie" may be 2013's word of the year, according to Oxford Dictionaries
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Terminologia etc. » » Selfie parola dell’anno 2013

Terminologia etc. » » Selfie parola dell’anno 2013 | neologism | Scoop.it

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China has a word for its crass new rich - CNBC.com

China has a word for its crass new rich - CNBC.com | neologism | Scoop.it
Financial Express China has a word for its crass new rich CNBC.com And while it's quickly gone viral in China, where flashy new wealth is sparking growing resentment, it's also gaining global traction as the luxury-hungry Chinese rich are venturing...
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Snowclone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Snowclone

Snowclone is a neologism for a type of cliché and phrasal template originally defined as "a multi-use, customizable, instantly recognizable, time-worn, quoted or misquoted phrase or sentence that can be used in an entirely open array of different variants". An example of a snowclone is "grey is the new black", giving rise to the template "X is the new Y".

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«Austericidio» y otras payasadas

«Austericidio» y otras payasadas | neologism | Scoop.it
Lo que el progresismo predica con esos vocablos es su tradicional receta de que prosigamos con el agigantamiento del Estado, que ya lo financiarán las clases medias con sus impuestos
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Twitter / STEcopywriting: Word of the day: NEOLOGISM ...

Twitter / STEcopywriting: Word of the day: NEOLOGISM ... | neologism | Scoop.it
RT @STEcopywriting: Word of the day: NEOLOGISM – a newly coined word or expression. Like BOOKAZINE. Meh. #WOTD http://t.co/B33306GSlb
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