Dictionaries: More than 600 New Words, Phrases, and Senses Added to Oxford English Dictionary (September 2014 Update)
From the OED:
More than 600 new words, phrases, and senses have entered the Oxford English Dictionary in our latest update, which sees the revision of several everyday words, such as week, day, and group.
New additions this quarter include fact check, workaround, and First World problem. You can read more about the new and revised words and meanings in this article by Katherine Connor Martin, Head of US Dictionaries.
You can review the complete list of new words, phrases, and senses here.
- [Deputy Editor] Philip Durkin examines the history of last, and its associated new phrases fun while it lasted and to last the course.
- [Deputy Editor] Edmund Weiner investigates the journey of some of the words added to the OED this year, including hi-fi, science fiction, and DIY.
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