OED Adds New Words to 2011 Edition

More techy-type words are entering the new edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Take a look:

  • LOL (laughing out loud; although it meant little old lady in the 1960s)
  • OMG (oh, my God; dating from 1917)
  • dot-bomb (a twist on the phrase “dot com”)

[from Wired]
[from Oxford English Dictionary]

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