Do you know what Snowflake and mansplaining are? They're now in the Oxford English Dictionary

‘Mansplaining’ and ‘snowflake’ are among 1,000 new words or phrases added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
Other fresh entries to the famous list of English language terms include “me time” and “ransomware”.
To qualify for dictionary, the OED must see several examples of the word or term being used, and there must be evidence the phrase has been spoken or written “for a reasonable amount of time”.
Experts are consulted ahead of a phrase relating to their field being added to Oxford guide of more than 829,000 words, senses and compounds.
Are you a mansplainer, a snowflake, or both?... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 29
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