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LOL! The OED gets all inclusive for initialisms

Last week there was a flurry of interest in the announcement by the OED of the latest list of revisions and new words to be included in the dictionary. The main cause of interest was the inclusion of what the … Continue reading

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Siphon the python

How weird that the day after my last post I should stumble upon a news story in The Guardian Science blog about an Australian scientist who has successfully challenged the Oxford English Dictionary over its definition of the word ‘siphon’. … Continue reading

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