Flexitarian, Screencap, and Selfie are Some of the New Words Added to Oxford English Dictionary in Latest Quarterly Update (June 2014)
Several resources are available from OED.
1. Direct to Complete List of New Words, New sub-entries, and New Senses List
2. Article About New Entries by Katherine Connor Martin, Head of US Dictionaries, OED
3. Complete OED Entries For the Follwing New Words
Special Feature in June 2014 Update
First World War Words (via the OED What’s New Page):
This quarterly update marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War (1914-18) andOED’s editors have revisited and revised the dictionary’s coverage of some of the language and history associated with the war to end all wars.
Chief Editor Michael Proffitt sets the update in historical context and discusses the naming of wars, while Senior Editor Kate Wild and Associate Editor Andrew Ball explore the impact and enduring historical legacy of World War I on the English language.
You can also explore our illustrated timeline highlighting 100 Words that Define the First World War.
See the full list of World War I revisions.
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