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Banh mi and omakase join the dictionary. What it says about the Asian cultural influence.

When Andrea Nguyen was growing up in the 1970s and 80s, banh mi was still an insular Asian experience. Found almost only in Vietnamese refugee enclaves, it was a low-cost community staple – a convenient and portable dish as well as tasty. But banh mi is now so ubiquitous that it was added to the […]

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Florida district refuses dictionary donations as it navigates new book law

A school district in southwest Florida has made headlines for refusing a dictionary donation due to a freeze on new books in its libraries and classrooms. This freeze is temporarily in place while officials navigate a new state law that gives parents more control over the selection of reading and teaching materials in schools. HB […]

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The Readers Digest Great Encyclopedic Dictionary – 1969 – The Woodlands Texas Books, Music & Movies For Sale – Books

Price: $15.00 This is a vintage Funk & Wagnalls 1969 – The Great Readers Digest Encyclopedic Dictionary which offers so much more. This book is in good condition considering its age. It has no stains or torn pages and the binding is intact and from a smoke-free environment…worthy of storage or perhaps a […]

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‘Arebhashe Padakosha-Arebashe Kannada-English Dictionary’ published at SAC

‘Arebhashe Padakosha-Arebashe Kannada-English Dictionary’ published at SAC Mangaluru: The Arebhashe Dictionary titled ‘Arebhashe Padakosha-Arebashe Kannada-English Dictionary’, published by Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruti and Sahitya Academy, was released at St Aloysius College on August 6, 2022. The dictionary is an important document in the preservation of the Arebhashe language. The book was published by BA Vivek Rai, […]

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Two UWSP students create a dictionary of refugees to facilitate communication

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) – Communication between Ukrainian refugees and their host families has become easier with the help of two students from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. The students created a refugee dictionary to help people who don’t speak the same language to communicate. The dictionary consists of a collection of 124 […]

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New Dictionary Will Document African-American English Lexicon: NPR

The dictionary aims to be the first to accomplish the task on this scale. Daniel Grill/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Daniel Grill/Getty Images The dictionary aims to be the first to accomplish the task on this scale. Daniel Grill/Getty Images Black Americans have long contributed to the way the English language is used, and […]

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New Oxford Dictionary Will Document African-American English Lexicon : NPR

Black Americans have long contributed to how the English language is used. A new research project aims to compile the first Oxford Dictionary of African American English. TO MARTINEZ, HOST: Black people have long contributed to the way we use the English language. Linguistics professor Sonja Lanehart shares some examples. SONJA LANEHART: If we look […]

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Hip, Woke, Cool: It’s all fodder for the Oxford Dictionary of African American English

The first time she heard Barbara Walters use the phrase “scream” on TV, Tracey Weldon took notice. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, he crossed!’” said Weldon, a linguist who studies African American English. English has many words and phrases like “shout out,” she said, which started in black communities, worked its way across the […]

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Arebhashe dictionary will be published on July 30 | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Work on an Arebhashe dictionary is complete, and the Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruthi and Sahitya Academy will publish the dictionary on July 30. The book is around 18,000 words and the initiative was led by Vishwanath Badikana, Assistant Professor, Kannada, St Aloysius College and Academy Fellow. The dictionary is titled ‘Arebhashe Padakosha-Arebase Kannada-English Dictionary’. Vishwanath […]

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Oxford announces ‘African American English’ dictionary, Harvard’s Gates to oversee 3-year project

Oxford University Press has announced that it will produce a new dictionary of “African American English”, which will include slang ranging from “hip” to “diss”. Black Harvard literary critic Henry Louis Gates Jr. will oversee Oxford Languages’ three-year project to compile the “Oxford Dictionary of African American English,” the publisher said in a press release […]

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South Africa gets a new ‘jobs dictionary’ for civil servants – here’s what they get

The Department of Civil Service and Administration is in the process of finalizing the “Dictionary of Civil Service Occupations”, which will serve as the definitive handbook for government jobs in South Africa. While South African public sector jobs are already regulated, the government is grappling with rising wages, problems verifying qualifications and questions about the […]

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Matthew McConaughey thinks a word should be removed from the dictionary | KETK.com

by: Ricky GarciaNexstar Multimedia Cable Job : May 18, 2022 / 9:28 a.m. CDT Updated: May 18, 2022 / 10:16 a.m. CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) – Matthew McConaughey wants you to stop using a word. The Texas star posted a video on twitter Monday to express his dislike of the word “incredible” and thinks it should […]

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Matthew McConaughey thinks a word should be removed from the dictionary

by: Ricky GarciaNexstar Multimedia Cable Job : May 18, 2022 / 9:26 a.m. CDT Updated: May 18, 2022 / 9:36 a.m. CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) – Matthew McConaughey wants you to stop using a word. The Texas star posted a video on twitter Monday to express his dislike of the word “incredible” and thinks it should […]

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7 dictionary-inspired books

I’m barely on Twitter, but I can appreciate a great tweet. There are some standard features of the best – they’re concise and smart, and best of all, they’re well-written and cutting-edge. No wonder one of my favorite tweets, a triumphant quip, was written by a dictionary: This is the tweet of Dictionary.com referencing a […]

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‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’ chosen for Reese’s book club

May 4, 2022 @booksandpublishing The Pip Williams novel The dictionary of lost words (Affirm) is the first Australian book to be selected for Reese’s Book Club. American actor and producer Reese Witherspoon founded the book club in 2017 to champion books featuring a woman at the center of the story. The dictionary of lost words […]

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‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’ – SheKnows

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. We’ve been waiting so long for Reese Witherspoon’s next book club selection. In fact, forget it, we’ve been waiting for a month. At the start of each month, the self-proclaimed bookworm announces the next […]

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A man threatens the Merriam-Webster dictionary on gender definitions

(KTLA) — A California man was arrested last week for allegedly threatening Merriam-Webster for including references to gender identity in his online dictionary. Jeremy David Hanson, 34, of Rossmoor was arrested on Tuesday and charged in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, where the dictionary company is headquartered. Hanson is accused of sending numerous online threats […]

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A Passover Dictionary: What Do All Those Weird Hebrew Terms Mean?

Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Chametz During the Passover, we refrain from eating entirely chametz. Literally defined as “yeast”, the term chametz refers to products containing fermented cereals. Wheat, oats, rye, barley and spelt which have been in contact with water/moisture for more than 18 minutes would be within the scope of chametz. […]

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Best English to Dutch Dictionary – WATE 6 On Your Side

Which English-Dutch dictionary is the best? With only 60,000 words, Dutch is often touted as one of the easiest languages ​​for English speakers to learn. Strongly associated with Germanic languages, it features some of the longest compound words and many complicated pronunciations. For this reason, to study this language you will need a good English-Dutch […]

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Best English to French Dictionary

What are the best English-French dictionaries? French is the international language of business, spoken worldwide by hundreds of millions of people. Even if you don’t live in a French-speaking country, more than 10,000 English words come from French. In fact, many common words like menu, café, and picnic are French. But if you want to […]

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Dictionary.com Responds to Louisiana Congressman’s Tweet About ‘Millennium Leftists’

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Louisiana Republican Congressman Clay Higgins drew criticism on Sunday after his tweet, where he apparently attacked young people, went viral. “You millennial leftists who have never lived a single day under nuclear threat can now reflect on your waking skies. You have made quite a non-binary fuss to save the world […]

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Dictionary.com responds to congressman’s tweet from La.

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins drew criticism on Sunday after his tweet, where he apparently attacked young people, went viral. Congressman’s post suggesting he would shoot and ‘drop 10 of you where you’re standing’ goes viral “You millennial leftists who have never lived a single day under nuclear threat can now reflect […]

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How to Use Your Mac’s Dictionary to Look Up Words Quickly

Need to quickly get the definition of a word? Here’s how to use the built-in Dictionary app on your Mac. Every once in a while, you may come across a word that’s not in your vocabulary while browsing the web, reading an eBook, or chatting with someone on your Mac. It usually takes a while […]

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After outcry, German dictionary changes definition of ‘Jew’

The main dictionary of standard German has changed its definition of Jew, or “Jude” in German, after a recent update sparked an outcry in the country’s Jewish community By KRISTEN GRIESHABER Associated Press February 17, 2022, 03:22 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — The main dictionary of standard […]

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“The Dictionary of Lost Words”

“You once observed that certain words were considered more important than others simply because they were written. you are good at it, my dear Esme: keep considering the words we use and record. » I’m Betty Martin with “Martin’s Must Reads” and it’s an excerpt from the novel by Pip Williams The dictionary of lost […]

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Jury deliberating in Chez Cora kidnapping trial asks for cigarettes, pot and a dictionary

Links to the breadcrumb New Local News “Sometimes a jury asks for a dictionary. The answer is always the same and it’s negative.” Author of the article: Paul Cherry • Montreal Gazette Publication date : February 02, 2022 • February 2, 2022 • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Paul Zaidan, left, is accused […]

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9 words removed from the dictionary

(ABC4) – According to wordgenius.com, 9 words are going to be removed from the dictionary. However, universal dictionaries like Oxford or Merriam-Webster will likely be marked as “archaic”, “historic” or “obsolete”. There are over 170,000 words in the Oxford English Dictionary, and many of these words are gradually being phased out of our everyday language, […]

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Local Lingo: A Ski Town Dictionary – Buckrail

Editor’s Note: Every year, Best of Jackson Hole asks you to vote for your favorites: favorite foods, favorite adventures, local hangouts. It’s a celebration of the businesses, culture and people that make Jackson so special. To ring in the nominations season, which kicks off next week, we’re sharing evergreen content from the Best of Jackson […]

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Dictionary.com’s “2021 Word of the Year” is here, and it’s surprisingly perfect

Dictionary.com has officially announced its 2021 Word of the Year, and that word is: Ally Despite the plethora of divisive stories this year — the debates over vaccines, gun safety, education, abortion, the validity of conspiracy theories — that word has prevailed in our collective consciousness. And that alone points to something far more uplifting: […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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New words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary

The lexicographers working for Merriam-Webster are not word snobs. They understand better than anyone that the language is constantly changing, and even the silliest slang deserves a place in the dictionary if used enough. After closely following the evolution of the lexicon, Merriam webster added 455 terms to the dictionary in October 2021. A lot […]

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Editors add 455 new words to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary

Copyright 2021 NPR. To learn more, visit https://www.npr.org. NOEL KING, HOST: Do too many fluffernutters give you the body of a father? IN MARTINEZ, HTE: No. What did you hear? KING: (Laughs). MARTINEZ: Do your a-rama voting sessions still descend into whataboutism? KING: If these questions don’t make sense, don’t worry. You can look up […]

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Publishers add 455 new words to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary: NPR

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has added over 400 new words and definitions, including fluffernutter, daddy bod and vaccine passport. NOEL KING, HOST: Are there too many fluffernutters giving you a daddy body? TO MARTINEZ, HOST: No. What did you hear? KING: (Laughs). MARTINEZ: Do your vote-a-rama sessions always descend into whataboutism? KING: If these questions don’t […]

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Kenyan dictionary; a hilarious look at our tongue

When someone calls you “Kiongozi” it is a sign of respect and deference to your leadership. He is the first cousin of ‘Boss’ and the illegitimate brother of ‘Mkubwa’. Don’t be surprised if they ask you to run for office. But when a Kenyan calls you ‘Kiongozi’, that’s not the compliment you mean. The subtext […]

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Oxford English Dictionary surfs the K-wave with great Korean update

If you are looking for a way to describe your new love for K drama after watching Squid game, you could say you ride korean wave. The South Korean survival drama has exposed millions of people to Korean culture and is considered the greatest original series ever released by Netflix. It’s # 1 in over […]

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Oxford English Dictionary adds 26 new Korean words

Oxford University Press reported that the September dictionary update included 26 words related to Korean culture. SEOUL, Oct 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Some 20 new words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) published by Oxford University Press in Great Britain, reflecting the spread of Korean culture across the world. Oxford University Press […]

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Oxford English Dictionary Gets ‘Update K’ and Adds 20 New Words

The Oxford English Dictionary has become the latest piece of Western culture to be affected by the “Korean wave”. The definitive English language document announced that in response to the growing popularity of some South Korean cultural exports, more than 20 new words of Korean origin have been added to its pages. “K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, […]

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Massachusetts State Library: News Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary Of Cats In Literature

01/10/2021 Spotlight on the October collection! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Howard M. Chapin (Providence, RI, 1911) This month our Spotlight Collection features one of October’s unofficial mascots: cats! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature was compiled by Howard […]

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King’s Lynn Students Receive Lifetime Dictionary

Each year, Trinity Rotary Clubs in Lynn donate picture dictionaries to fourth-graders at all elementary schools in King’s Lynn, which they can use for schoolwork and also at home. Ernie Foreman, president, said: “Although we normally present the books to every student in the school, with Covid-19 we felt we were unable to do so […]

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® Launch of the first digital dictionary of sign language in Azerbaijan – AZERTAC

The first digital dictionary of sign language (www.jestdili.az) for the hearing and speech community was launched in Azerbaijan. The website was developed with the financial support of Nar within the framework of the “Native Sign Language” project, winner of the “Social Projects” competition announced by the “Regional Development” Public Union (RDPU) of the Heydar Aliyev […]

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Macquarie Dictionary Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Shameless’ Australian English | Australia News

Today, 40 years have passed since the launch of the first edition of the Macquarie Dictionary – the first comprehensive and truly Australian publication of its kind. The publication of the Macquarie was a symbolic abandonment of colonial English and cultural cringe. (The word “bludger” appeared early on – but “bogan” had to wait for […]

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Anglo-Lotha Dictionary: ‘First Naga Dictionary with International Phonetic Alphabet’ published | Morung Express

IT Advisor, S&T and N&RE, Mmhonlumo Kikon publishes the “Anglo-Lotha Dictionary” at the Wokha District Planning and Development Council meeting held on September 15th. (Photo DIPR) Councilor Kikon congratulates the Department of Art and Culture, Lotha Academy and Professors Yanbeni Yanthan and Dr Imlienla Imchen Wokha, September 15 (MExN): An Anglo-Lotha dictionary was published on […]

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I think we now need a new dictionary

When I grew up in South London in the 1950s and 1960s my school insisted that because I was studying English language and literature for my “O” levels, I would need a dictionary. The book which then became a part of my daily life and, subsequently, my education was “The Oxford English Dictionary”. However, looking […]

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Humor by Rehana Munir: D is for dictionary

One of the sweetest pleasures in life is finding an old love. I’m currently enjoying the rebirth of one of those romances, with a well-dressed Oxford charmer whose linguistic brilliance reduces me to a cheerful idiot. I now know what a Mr. Tharoor feels like. The attractions of a pocket dictionary, the kind you wear […]

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Learn how to create a simple dictionary app using JavaScript

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages ​​among web developers. While learning JavaScript, everyone starts with the basics and building simple applications using DOM manipulation. In this article, you will learn how to create a dictionary using JavaScript and DOM manipulation. This article expects you to know the basics of JavaScript before reading […]

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In a nutshell: How to insert your new word in the dictionary

How do words enter dictionaries? A few months ago, I wrote a column on long words. I noted there that the longest word recognized by the good people at Merriam-Webster was considerably shorter than some of the long words recognized by their competitors. So why is this? “Famous,” they say, “the ‘longest word in the […]

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Kenya: Hello to the Kenyan dictionary …

For the uninitiated, “Hey, long …” is a daily social media greeting for souls who lost touch several moons ago. But a group of Kenyan lexicographers are asking you not to take this greeting at face value as it may cost you “something”. According to aspiring word-makers who have studied diction in our online conversations, […]

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South Africa: South Africa’s very first dictionary of the Kaap language launched – Why this is important

It has been around since the 1500s but the Kaaps language, synonymous with Cape Town in South Africa, has never had a dictionary until now. The trilingual dictionary of Kaaps has been spear by a collective of academic and community actors – the Center for research on multilingualism and diversity at the University of the […]

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A ‘NEET’ dictionary for Marathi students | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Entering English words into the medical curriculum can indeed be a challenge for those coming from vernacular language schools and now a single dictionary aims to provide a little help. The NGO Lift For Upliftment (LFU), which is currently training tribal children for the medical entrance exam in Gadchiroli, will release the dictionary on […]

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387 “Martyrs of Moplah” will be deleted from the Dictionary of Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India

The leaders of the rebellion of Malabar Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other “martyrs of Moplah” will be removed from the Dictionary of the Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India. A three-member panel, which reviewed the entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research […]

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387 ‘Moplah martyrs’ to be removed from India’s freedom struggle martyr dictionary

Malabar rebellion leaders Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other ‘Moplah martyrs’ will be removed from India’s freedom struggle martyr dictionary. A three-member panel, which reviewed entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR), reportedly recommended deletion as they felt the 1921 rebellion had never […]

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Even the Dictionary.com trolls dishonored the “jeopardy!” »Host Mike RichardsTheWrap

If you were looking for the definition of “sick burn” you would probably find a picture of Dictionary.com’s not-so-subtle dig into the hosting drama at “Jeopardy!” “ In the midst of Mike Richards resignation from his “Jeopardy!” hosting functions Due to the backlash against his recently resurfaced offensive remarks, Dictionary.com’s Twitter account joined the online […]

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Dictionary.com posted a wild tweet after “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards has resigned

danger dictionary entry Kenneth Niemeyer / Insider “Danger!” fans rejoiced on Twitter following the resignation of new co-host Mike Richards. But the most unexpected burn came from Dictionary.com, which pointed out the irony of the series name. “Here it is in a sentence,” Dictionary.com tweeted. “My job is in danger because of my past comments.” […]

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Dictionary.com offers perfect example of definition of “jeopardy” after Mike Richards release

What is the definition of sassiness? Dictionary.com could have easily provided the “Jeopardy!” hint at the response above in a tweet posted on Friday after the announcement of Mike Richards’ resignation as the new host of the iconic quiz show. “‘Jeopardy’ is a noun meaning ‘peril or danger,’” Dictionary.com tweeted. “Here it is in one […]

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Duet on the edition of an illustrated Kinyarwanda dictionary | New times

ON AUGUST 8, Principe Tuyishime and Nancy Umuhire published a dictionary that includes over 500 Kinyarwanda vocabularies with English and French translations, as well as pictures illustrating their meanings. According to Tuyishime, the dictionary was designed for linguists, writers, translators, students, teachers, researchers and anyone who needs to understand the most basic vocabularies of Kinyarwanda. […]

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“Kaaps deserves respect”: readers react to the development of the Kaaps dictionary

Parent24 recently published that the Center for Research on Multilingualism and Diversity (CMDR) at the University of the Western Cape has decided to develop the very first Kaaps trilingual dictionary, with the aim of restoring the dignity of this marginalized language. In the article, Professor Quentin Williams, Director of CMDR, told us that they hope […]

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Kenya: Nyama Choma added to English dictionary

Nyama choma, a popular Kenyan term used to refer to grilled meat, has been added to the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD). According to the dictionary, nyama choma, described as meat cooked over a fire, can now be used in formal English contexts. A Nation report on Sunday August 1 indicates that the word is […]

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Twenty years in prison took Roderick “Rudy” Bankston to the dictionary, unlocking a long-standing passion for words

In 1995, at the age of 18, I was arrested and jailed in Milwaukee County Jail for first degree manslaughter, accomplice in crime and first degree reckless endangerment of security, accomplice in crime . The first case exposed me to a life sentence, the second to five years. My mother had convinced me to surrender, […]

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“Zaddy”, “Yeet” and other popular words added to Dictionary.com – UNF Spinnaker

Dust off that old scrabble board for a family game night because Dictionary.com To added over 300 new words that cover topics ranging from COVID-19 to well-known pop culture references. “Our team is redefining what it means to be the dictionary in a rapidly changing world. We are more than definitions and synonyms, ”said Jennifer […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words including “zaddy” and “ghost kitchen”

The world has changed a lot over the past year – and, of course, so have our vocabulary. Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions to its Last update to include new terminology and slang. “It’s a complicated and difficult society we live in, and language changes are helping us tackle it,” John […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words and definitions: NPR

Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen […]

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Oof, Y’all, Dictionary.com just added over 300 new words and definitions

While some of them may be enough to make you say “oof”, the over 300 new words and definitions added to Dictionary.com in its latest round of updates reflect the realities of our rapidly changing world. Words that were popularized by the coronavirus pandemic, technological advances and racial calculation across the United States are now […]

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Crypto Dictionary, Book Review: A Useful AZ of Crypto Definitions

Crypto Dictionary: 500 Tasty Tidbits for the Curious Cryptographer • by Jean-Philippe Aumasson • No Starch / Penguin Random House • 160 pages • ISBN: 9781718501409 • £ 20.99 / $ 24.99 Cryptography is perhaps the most important thing you use every day – from e-commerce and messaging apps to retrieving your emails, withdrawing money […]

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Real stories to illustrate definitions from the new refugee dictionary

THE dean of CountdownThe Dictionary Corner, Susie Dent, is supporting a campaign for a refugee dictionary that will define ‘refugee’ through thousands of stories, launched by the UK charity of the United Nations Refugee Agency for mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Refugee Convention. Anglican archbishops have come up with their own definitions. […]

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Word of the day from the Oxford Dictionary: “bakya” from the Philippines

Marc Jayson Cayabyab (The Philippine Star) – June 24, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) introduced the Tagalog word “bakya” as the word of the day on Tuesday, marking its important contribution to Filipino English. The OED on its official Twitter account posted its definition of bakya as a […]

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New Persian-Armenian dictionary unveiled by Sadi Foundation

TEHRAN – A new Persian-Armenian dictionary compiled by Tigran Davtyan has been released by the Sadi Foundation. The Armenian-Persian dictionary will be useful to Iranologists, translators, students, journalists, businessmen and a wide range of readers. The book was presented at a meeting at the Writers’ Union of Armenia in Yerevan, the foundation announced on Tuesday. […]

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Need a cyber-dictionary? Welcome to Grammar 2.0

“Can a dog be twins?” So reads the meme, a tweet composed by the unnamed heroine, five words that quickly go viral. Global. “The post had recently reached the penetration stage where teens posted teary face emoji to him. They were in high school. They were going to remember “Can a dog be twins?” Instead […]

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The Chin Dictionary, a guide to Britain’s upper classes – Robb Report

Instagram account The chin dictionary and his playful satire on the whims of Britain’s upper classes has amassed over 24,000 followers. His puns and witticisms are all definitions – hence his name – from Briexit (leaving before the cheese course) and Camembore (should have left before the cheese course) to NSIT (the lustful man , […]

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Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams review – a sweet and hopeful story | Fiction

In 1901, a concerned member of the public wrote to the men who were compiling the first Oxford English Dictionary to let them know that a word was missing. In 1857 the Unrecorded Words Committee of the Philological Society of London had decided that Britain needed a successor to Samuel Johnson’s 1755 dictionary. It had […]

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How to use what you have

Skills data is complicated. Talking about it and researching it can help, but you’ll often find jargon, acronyms, and even conflicting ideas. Cutting through all this noise is important because understanding skills data is invaluable to your organization. To help you harness its power, we’ve simplified the terminology in our three-part series, The skills data […]

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Competency data dictionary, part 2: taxonomies, ontologies and more

In our last blog post, we explained the key terminology around skill data and offered some definitions to help you understand and use it in your organization. This blog post will go beyond the basics and discuss the different methods of structuring your organization’s skill data. There are many overlapping (even contradictory) ideas about what […]

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Why a New Dictionary for the Upper Classes is Hailed as a Sloane Ranger Handbook for Our Time

Dictionaries tend not to have a lot of humor. Maybe that’s why you never see them in the downstairs restroom of some type of house, next to a stack of outdated Giles cartoon books and guidebooks. bluffers to buy wine. But that’s not the case with The Chin Dictionary, a collection of current words and […]

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Meanings behind RuPaul’s slogans

“Squirrel friends” started because, like drag queens, squirrels also hide their nuts. One of the greatest joys you get from joining the RuPaul’s Drag Race fan club is all the wonderful catchphrases you learn from the series. If a group of friends collectively share a love for Drag Race, they will spend the majority of […]

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“Liar’s Dictionary” is a smart treat for language enthusiasts: NPR

Eley Williams tells the story of two crazy word characters who work for the same dictionary editor 120 years apart. This novel is perfect for anyone who enjoys puns, crosswords, and witty writing. TERRY GROSS, HTE: It’s FRESH AIR. “The Liar’s Dictionary” is the first novel by award-winning British writer Eley Williams. It tells the […]

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“The Liar’s Dictionary”, by Eley Williams: NPR

The Liar’s Dictionaryby Eley Williams Double day hide caption toggle caption Double day The Liar’s Dictionaryby Eley Williams Double day Have you ever caught a Mountweazel? Before reading Eley Williams’ seductive debut novel, I had never heard of it. But Williams is an expert. She wrote her doctoral thesis on it, then put her hard-won […]

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In ‘The Liar’s Dictionary’ people work out the definition of love and many other words

“The only ones for me are the crazy”, begins the famous sentence of Jack Kerouac. “Those who are mad to live, mad to speak, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at once” – you know the rest. For some, however, the only ones are the shy ones. The crumpled, the abstract, the easily crushed, […]

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Aviation Dictionary by ASA

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This aviation dictionary app is based on the popular Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms book by Dale Crane and helps users understand all words, abbreviations, acronyms, and phrases across different aviation disciplines. The most comprehensive collection of aviation terminology available from a trusted resource in […]

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“Quarantine” named word of the year 2020 by Cambridge dictionary

The Cambridge dictionary has named “quarantine” as the word of the year 2020. The word was named word of the year based on data showing it was one of the most searched words in the Cambridge dictionary this year. “Quarantine was the only word to rank in the top five for search peaks and overall […]

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Uganda Translation to Luganda, Local Languages, Translator, Conversions English Dictionary Uganda

Are you worried about the diversity of languages ​​in Uganda? Worry no more because most Ugandans can speak, understand and write English. People are very keen to teach while learning from their visitors.When planning a trip to Uganda, never be disturbed by the languages ​​of the country. Being a former British colony, English has turned […]

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UAE ministry to launch sign language dictionary to help people with hearing loss

Dubai: The Ministry of Community Development (MoCD) will launch the first Employment Guide for Determined People on September 23, coinciding with International Sign Language Day. The MoCD said the guide “will give deaf and hard of hearing people job opportunities and access to the services they need – smoothly and easily.” The Sign Language Dictionary […]

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‘The Dictionary Project’ struggles to raise funds, relying on community

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU-TV) – The third year is an important moment in the education of a child. It is a year of transition to the upper levels of primary school. A local organization sponsors an annual project to help third-graders succeed, but this organization now needs help to make it happen. Over […]

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Merriam-Webster includes “Irregardless” in the dictionary, but why?

By Jonny Lupsha, News Editor “. NPR reported. The linguistic experts of Merriam webster have defended its place in their lexicon because of its popular use. Panels of linguists decide which words go into the dictionaries. “Irregardless” made its way into the dictionary after lexicographers accepted its inclusion due to the word’s popular use in […]

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The Liar’s Dictionary by Eley Williams review – a glorious way with words | Fiction

I I don’t know if any of the fictional previews that appeared in the newspapers at the end of 2016 tipped Eley Williams’ debut collection, Attribute. and other stories, published by the independent press Influx, as a book to watch. But 12 months later, it was all in the end-of-year roundups – a deserved success […]

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The Merriam-Webster dictionary will change its definition of racism

NEW YORK — The Merriam-Webster American Reference Dictionary will change its definition of the word racism at the suggestion of a young black woman, who wanted it to better reflect the oppression of people of color. Kennedy Mitchum, a recent graduate of Drake University in Iowa, contacted Merriam-Webster, which has published its dictionaries since 1847, […]

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The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

When a literary luminary like Thomas Kenneally declares so early in 2020 that he is certain a “more original” novel “will not be published this year”, the reviewer faces a challenge. The book in question is The Dictionary of Lost Words, the debut novel by South Australian writer Pip Williams. Every once in a while, […]

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Pip Williams’ Dictionary of Lost Words sparks global interest

Adelaide Hills author Pip Williams has had to cancel the launch event and national tour planned for his debut novel, but The dictionary of lost words – about the magic of growing up in a world of words – has already generated enormous international interest. Pip Williams: “It was a bit dreamlike.” Photo: Andre Goosen […]

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More than 30,000 people have signed a petition asking the Oxford Dictionary to change its ‘sexist’ definition of the word ‘woman’

Maria Beatrice Giovanardi and a small team of female colleagues started a petition calling for attention to the Oxford Dictionary definition of “woman”. The petition was launched in time for International Women’s Day on March 8 and already has over 33,000 signatures supporting the revision. While researching, Giovanardi came across the Oxford dictionary definition of […]