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Book Review: Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary New Edition

This comprehensive visual dictionary is the perfect Star Wars book for exploring the galaxy from afar. Packed with over 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters (such as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker), creatures, vehicles, weapons, accessories, and tech items in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photographs and captivating texts written by Star Wars experts […]

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Dictionary.com’s most searched words in Kavanaugh hearings

As we wrote, “Dictionaries are our wizards, places we run to when we come across scary or unfamiliar words or terms.” The events of the past week, largely rooted in accusations of sex and alcohol, sparked much discussion about the meaning of certain terms and led to a new entry in at least one dictionary. […]

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Hangry, guac, zoodles and more food words added to dictionary

In the middle of the afternoon, it’s not uncommon to crave a snack – perhaps guac or a marg happy hour. It turns out that this sentiment is so popular that it was added to the dictionary. The language is constantly evolving and this means that dictionaries often have to take into account new words […]

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The boy wants this new word added to the dictionary – but he needs you to use it!

A brilliant boy from Victoria, Canada recently discovered that something was missing from the English language – a word to describe words that spell something different when spelled backwards. And little Levi Budd even has a solution! We apologize, this video has expired. According to a now-viral video his family shared on YouTube, it all […]

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Anglotopia British English Dictionary 2nd Edition – Paperback

The description 5 years ago we published a British slang dictionary and it has always been one of our biggest sellers. We have sold thousands of them. It’s time for the book to be updated. We’ve added hundreds of words, new dictionaries and also guides to various British cultures (like the honors system, British police […]

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“YouTuber” added to Oxford English dictionary – TenEighty – Internet culture in brief

“YouTuber” added to Oxford English dictionary – TenEighty – Internet culture in brief 15 49.0138 8.38624 The arrow 0 the two 1 3000 1 0 horizontal https://teneightymagazine.com 300 4000 TenEighty uses cookies. Click “Accept” if that’s okay with you, or find more information and granular controls under “My Settings”. I accept Settings Google AdSense Google […]

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Chinese woman memorizes EVERY word in English-Chinese dictionary

Traveling dictionary: Li Yanzhi memorized the meaning of each word in the English-Chinese dictionary A Chinese mother has become a traveling dictionary by memorizing the English-Chinese dictionary from cover to cover, reported the People’s Daily. Li Yanzhi, 51, of Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, is able to explain the meaning of every word in the 2,458-page book, […]

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the production of the next Oxford English Dictionary

Compiling a dictionary of almost every word in the English language was a typical Victorian-era endeavor, with white-bearded gentlemen, complete confidence, and an endearing pace. After a quarter of a century, the first opus saw the light of day in 1884. Its content? “A to Ant.” In our impatient age, the Oxford English Dictionary is […]

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“The Dictionary of Lovers”, David Levithan | Arts & Culture | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

abstract, n. David Levithan wrote a short story about a love story made up entirely of dictionary entries. A young couple meet online, have sex, move in together (but keep their belongings separate). He is not sure of himself; she drinks too much; they argue. To find out if they solve their problems and stay […]