Hangry and ransomware added to Oxford English Dictionary

Hangry and ransomware added to Oxford English Dictionary
 

Mansplaining, ransomware and hangry are among over 1,000 words that have been added to the latest Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
Also included are acronyms used on the online parenting forum Mumsnet such as TTC - which means trying to conceive.
OED senior editor Fi Mooring said the words chosen will resonate "even with people who are not parents".
The dictionary consults experts to determine what should be added to its 829,000 words.
It will next be updated in April 2018.
What's new? TTC - trying to conceive BFN/ BFP - big fat negative/ big fat positive (related to the results... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Regional, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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