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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.

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