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Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year 2012 | OxfordWords blog

Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year 2012 | OxfordWords blog | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

OMNISHAMBLES is named Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year 2012

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How new words are born

How new words are born | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
English speakers already have over a million words at our disposal – so why are we adding 1,000 new ones a year to the lexicon? And how?
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Smart e jihadista tra i nuovi vocaboli del 2016

Smart e jihadista tra i nuovi vocaboli del 2016 | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

Come ogni anno, vocabolari e dizionari si devono arrendere alla metamorfosi che la lingua italiana sta subendo. Questo comporta che debbano necessariamente aggiornare le loro pubblicazione con nuovi vocaboli.

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L'italiano imbruttito ai tempi di Internet - Wired

L'italiano imbruttito ai tempi di Internet - Wired | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
#Escile, "scendo il cane", "comportazione". Tra modi di dire virali e accenti messi a caso, stiamo modificando la lingua italiana. I social network riscriveranno i dizionari?
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2016 A-Z Culture Glossary

Last year, we presented the top, must-know, culturally relevant trends for 2015 and our predictions were 83% accurate! To help the “curious class” stay relevan…


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Los peores gazapos de la historia de Google Traductor

Los peores gazapos de la historia de Google Traductor | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Traducir "Rusia" como "Mordor", confundir "grelo" con "clítoris", convertir un "soy catalán" en "soy español"... son solo algunos de los errores que han puesto en apuros al gigante de la tecnología
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(DE) - Neue Wörter vom 27.12.2015 | wortwarte.de

(DE) - Neue Wörter vom 27.12.2015 | wortwarte.de | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

Heute servieren wir Ihnen 7 neue Wörter:

Airboardfahren, dasBiolärm, derEndlosrunner, derFame-Bitch, dieHerkunftsländerleitsatz, derHottentottenstottertrottel, derSoft-Sleeper, der

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Dinter, bitz and gwop: a guide to youth slang in 2016

Dinter, bitz and gwop: a guide to youth slang in 2016 | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
The young have a rich, linguistic vein – just don't try and copy them.

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Can you really sum up a whole year in one word?

Can you really sum up a whole year in one word? | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Binge-watch, identity, ism, sharing economy, welcome culture, even an emoji ... little things can say a lot
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Perché il Bluetooth si chiama così - Il Post

Perché il Bluetooth si chiama così - Il Post | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
C'entrano un re danese del Medioevo e forse un mal di denti, oppure dei mirtilli
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Five Alternative Words of the Year for 2015

Five Alternative Words of the Year for 2015 | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
My mother considers my love of language and grasp of the written word 'rare' for my age. While she means this as a complement for my personal set of ELA skills, I see it as a sorrowful realization tha...
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'Hunkvertising': why men are now feeling the pressure to be perfect

'Hunkvertising': why men are now feeling the pressure to be perfect | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

When Barbie finally got a few more curves and lost her thigh-gap, last week, Mattel was applauded for catching up with modern attitudes towards female beauty.

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Groovy, geek, meh, selfie – which word defines your generation?

Groovy, geek, meh, selfie – which word defines your generation? | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

For centuries, America has enriched the English language with strange and arresting terms. In an exclusive extract from his new book From Skedaddle to Selfie, Allan Metcalf identifies the words that have come to define each generation.

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Anglizismus des Jahres 2015: Refugees Welcome

BERLIN (26.1.2016). Anglizismus des Jahres 2015 ist Refugees Welcome. Das gab die unabhängige Jury heute in Berlin bekannt. Der ursprünglich in flüchtlingsaktivistischen Kreisen entstandene Slogan …
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Skype family, switch and swipe generation

Skype family, switch and swipe generation | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Skype family noun a family in which one parent is living overseas and contact is maintained through Skype A new report published by the Office of the Children's Commissioner for England (OCC) [...] has revealed that around 15,000 British children are either separated from one parent and living in a 'Skype family' or forced to…
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Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular

Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Singular "they" has been used since Chaucer. Why is it still controversial?
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The New Words of the Year | Word Spy

The New Words of the Year | Word Spy | Worder Woman | Scoop.it

I’m pleased to (finally) announce the Word Spy “Word of the Year” and other neological awards for 2015.

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Of Man Buns and Moms: New Words of 2015 | Dictionary.com Blog

Of Man Buns and Moms: New Words of 2015 | Dictionary.com Blog | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Since 1990, the American Dialect Society has held a Word of the Year vote, which is open to the public. This year’s vote takes place on January 8, 2016 in
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The 2015 gender dictionary – from fluidity to skoliosexual

The 2015 gender dictionary – from fluidity to skoliosexual | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
This year new definitions of gender and sexuality hit the mainstream. But do you know your quiltbag from your ally?
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Forget selfie and vape, what are the new favourite words in other languages?

Forget selfie and vape, what are the new favourite words in other languages? | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
It seems 2014 was the year of ‘photobombing’ and ‘oversharing’ in English, but what about in Spanish, German and French?
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Microaggression is Top Word, Trump the Top Name, Migrant Crisis the Top Phrase for Worldwide English for 2015

Microaggression is Top Word, Trump the Top Name, Migrant Crisis the Top Phrase for Worldwide English for 2015 | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
Tracking Global Trends Through Global English-based Big Data Analysis
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What Do You Call a Reckless Texter?

What Do You Call a Reckless Texter? | Worder Woman | Scoop.it
People who text on their mobile devices while walking are an increasing danger on the street—and need a word to describe them
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