Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Bookmark and Share   Feed

Saturday, 16th September 2006

Oxford English Dictionary Updates Some Entries & Adds New Words; Bada-Bing, Cypherpunk, and Wi-Fi Now in the OED

The OED September update is now online. The alphabetical section revised or added to was from pleb-Pomak. At the same time, a group of new words were added to the OED. This time Photoshop (verb) and Wi-Fi (noun, adj) are new entries. Other new words added include:

+ Aerobicize, v.
+ Bada-bing, int.
+ Carpet bombing, n.
+ Central Casting, n. and adj.
+ Cypherpunk, n.
+ Disneyfication, n.
+ GIF, n.
+ Photoshop, v.
+ Telemeeting, n.
+ Wi-Fi, n. (and adj.)
+ Wonky, adj.2

Many more new entries listed here.

Source: Views: 2517




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Product Review of Reg-Track (Introduction; Contact Details)
    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    Reviewer Chris Porter introduces Reg-Track, worldwide regulatory tracking service for compliance professionals, from Reg-Room LLC.

     

  • Click to view the article It's Okay to Browse the News
    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    This article looks at two recent European court decisions relating to online copyright and what it means for everyday internet users and media monitoring services. These cases also highlight some of the difficulties of applying copyright law to the online world.

  • Click to view the article FreePint Launches New Series - What You Need to Know Your Customer (KYC)
    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

    FreePint is taking a fresh look at the ever-changing world of risk and compliance, with a particular focus on Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. Chris Porter, co-producer of the series with Andrew Lucas, introduces the series.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"It was really useful to get so much input from customers and hear their perspective - I have come into the office this morning full of things ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »