Google has been verbed….

Friday, July 7th, 2006

Looks as though Google (as in… “I’ve spent the afternoon googling for information on ski vacations.”) is now officially part of the English language according to the Oxford English dictionary. Of course, many people realize that google had another meaning. (Was this terminology from the game of cricket?) intr. Of the ball: to have a [...]

Phishing and Podcasting enter the Oxford Dictionary

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

Ironic that I find this news first at barrapunto.com, but it turns out the words Phishing and Podcasting have officially entered the Oxford English dictionary. Wiki has made it as well, as have Beatbox and Europop. The writeup goes on to compare the uptake of new words in the Oxford English dictionary with that of [...]

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