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OED grants ‘working from home’ full ironic status

Soooo busy!In a move welcomed by office workers everywhere, the Oxford English Dictionary has today granted full ironic status to the expression ‘working from home’.

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2015
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‘Awesome’ to be redefined as ‘normal’

The Oxford English Dictionary has announced that it is redefining the meaning of certain words in the light of their usage deviating from international variations. A spokesman added that the OED is ‘determined to embrace modern word usage, like totally’.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2015
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Concern over ever-expanding OED

A leading expert has expressed concerns that the amount of new words being added to the Oxford English Dictionary each year may lead to the printed version being the size of a small car in the near future.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2012
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