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‘The Dictionary of Obscure Sentences’ by John Koenig book review

Placeholder while loading article actions Feelings are fleeting, but finding words for them brings solidity – even togetherness – in times that are both exuberant and dreary. “Languid” witness, a word that flew over social media after a New York Times article called it “the dominating emotion of 2021”. Naming this diffuse uneasiness was strangely […]

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“NFT” is Collins’ Dictionary Word of the Year: What does the industry think?

NFT, or non-fungible token, was named Word of the Year by the dictionary editor Collins, who say the use of the abbreviation increased by more than 11,000% in 2021. NFT is one of three technology-based words to top Collins’ list, narrowly beating “crypto” for the top spot and joining “metaverse.” NFTs have become a popular […]

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Collins Dictionary picks ‘NFT’ as word of the year after ‘meteoric rise’ in usage

Last update: November 25, 2021, 3:29 p.m. HST An NFT, or non-fungible token, is displayed on a billboard in Times Square, New York, Nov. 4, 2021. (AP Credits) Collins Dictionary chose the term NFT as its word of the year after growing interest in digital tokens. Collins Dictionary chose the term NFT as its word […]

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The Bookseller – Rights – Hodder will publish the Heartstopper Yearbook with never-before-seen illustrations

Hodder must release The Heartstopper Directory“a joyful journey” into the universe of author and illustrator Alice Oseman’s graphic novel series. Rachel Wade, Managing Editor at Hachette Children’s Group, has acquired worldwide rights to Claire Wilson from RCW. The Heartstopper Directory will be published on October 13, 2022 and will be the first color Heartstopper book. […]

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Collins Dictionary chooses NFT as the 2021 Word of the Year

Collins Dictionary chose the term NFT as its word of the year after growing interest in digital tokens that can sell for millions of dollars brought it into the mainstream. NFT is short for Non-Fungible Token. Collins defines it as “a unique digital certificate, stored on a blockchain, which is used to record ownership of […]

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French dictionary adds non-binary pronoun but educators still have questions

The new term combines both the feminine and the masculine pronoun Le Petit Robert’s online entry for a new gender-neutral pronoun, shown here in a photo illustration on Wednesday, prompts French-language educators in Nova Scotia to seek more advice. Gabrielle Brown Through Gabrielle Brown November 25, 2021, 2:52 p.m. ASTLast update: November 25, 2021, 2:52 […]

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Delhi government to launch guide on charging electric vehicles in workplaces on November 29

The Delhi government will release a guide covering electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure at company workplaces next week, DDC Deputy Chair Jasmine Shah said on Wednesday. Jointly prepared by the Delhi Government’s Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) and the World Resources Institute (WRI), the “Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Guidebook for Corporates in Delhi” will be […]

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And the Collins Dictionary Word of the Year is …

Collins Dictionary declared NFT its Word of the Year for 2021 in recognition of the convergence of the worlds of money, technology and art in what has come to be known as “non-fungible tokens.” NFTs have exploded in popularity this year with the help of collectors, speculators, and celebrity godfathers creating the hype – and […]

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The “Show us your name in the urban dictionary” sticker trend has gone viral and…

23 November 2021, 11:54 The internet is currently obsessed with the “Show us your name in the urban dictionary” sticker on Instagram. Here’s what the trendy name means. Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” and he would have saved a lot of time if he had just logged into Urban Dictionary. You’ve probably noticed that […]

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Coming on December 27: Automotive News expanded 2021 directory

2021 has been a year to remember. An unprecedented global microchip crisis. The continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Exceptionally tight vehicle stocks. A whirlwind of buy-sell activity from US dealerships. The electrification revolution. And more. The December 27 issue of Automotive News will summarize what happened in a very comprehensive end-of-year issue: the 2021 Yearbook. […]

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French politicians have a word on the dictionary’s neutral “iel”

The French president’s wife said it went against the ‘beauty’ of the language, the country’s education minister saw it as a sign of a creeping ‘awakening’ and a parliamentarian was so furious that he complained to the French Academy. The culprit: a three-letter entry in the online edition of Little Robert. Brigitte Macron, wife of […]

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Sparks fly as a neutral pronoun included in the French dictionary – WAVY.com

PARIS (AP) — It’s a neutral pronoun that proves anything but: A non-binary pronoun added to an esteemed French dictionary has sparked a fierce language row in the country. Le Petit Robert introduced the word “iel” – a fusion of “il” (he) and “elle” (elle) – in its online edition last month. While the term […]

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Columbo gets hilarious comedy adaptation as Japanese guide resurfaces

Famous TV detective Columbo gets a hilarious comedy adaptation in a 2011 Japanese guidebook filled with information about the classic show. An old Japanese guide has resurfaced which gives Colombo fans of hilarious new comics to add to their collection. Columbo, of course, is the famous detective from the series of the same name. The […]

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Asos launches circular design guide

The 112-page guide is available online in interactive and non-interactive formats. It contains a breakdown of Asos’ nine circular design strategies, which include innovative materials, recycled materials, minimized waste, zero waste, refurbishment/upcycling, sustainability, versatility, mono-materiality and disassembly – which details how the materials of the garments can be separated when they reach end of life. […]

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Asos releases circular design guide for designers and brands

“Launching this guide with CSF means we can help accelerate the transition to circular design across the fashion industry.” // Asos and the Center for Sustainable Fashion publish the Asos Circular Design Guide // Guide offers designers and brands details on material choices, recycling techniques and zero-waste cutting methods Asos and the Center for Sustainable […]

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Food and Drink Federation publishes manual to guide manufacturers towards net zero emissions

With new insights into environmental performance in the wake of COP26, the UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) unveiled a manual to help food and drink manufacturers, including confectionery companies, in their quest for net zero emissions. The Achieving Net Zero manual describes how the FDF and the food and beverage industry can address these […]

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Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after search spikes during Mars mission

Keep trying… you could become the word of the year! Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after searches spike during NASA’s Mars mission Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2021 is ‘perseverance’ Searches for the word spiked after NASA’s Mars mission in February Word was searched on their […]

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4 Diet Tips From Dr Mani Kukreja’s Personal Guide To A Healthier Lifestyle – The Sun Nigeria

Dieting is incredibly difficult. Most people end up depriving their bodies of essential nutrients and nutrients for the purpose of dieting. However, according to Dr Mani Kukreja, dieting is about the little things. Dieting doesn’t mean cutting out most foods; it should be about tweaking it to get a healthier meal plan for your daily […]

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NAR relies on dictionary in latest volley against DOJ

The National Association of Realtors’ latest volley in its case against the US Department of Justice includes images from the Merriam-Webster dictionary that define the words ‘closed’ and ‘open’ – a stark example of the distance between the two sides as they fight to find out if the DOJ can investigate two of the NAR’s […]

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Reducing civilian damage in urban wars: a commander’s handbook – world

While the humanitarian consequences of urban fighting are all too visible in recent examples such as Gaza, Aleppo, Marawi and Mosul, the prevalence of wars in cities is likely to continue to increase as populations become increasingly concentrated. in urban areas. We know that urban warfare kills, injures and displaces far more civilians – and […]

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Why use a dictionary in the age of Internet research?

I don’t remember how old I was when I first learned the words denotation (the definition of a word) and connotation (the suggestion of a word). But I remember feeling a little betrayed by the idea that there was a whole layer of language that couldn’t quite be conveyed through a dictionary. Like most young […]