Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Pick me!

Did you know that "ten-cent store" is no longer in the Oxford English dictionary?

Nor "teliferous" (whatever that is)! Every year, hundreds of words are dropped form the dictionary to make room for new ones.

Oxford University Press has launched an initiative called Save The Words that aims to prevent lesser-known English words from dying out of our language.

You can Adopt a Word and Spread the Word. Me, I think I'll adopt ... veteratorian.

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