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oed

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OED recognizes the Twitter meaning of 'tweet'

The British dictionary broke its rules in adding the more modern definition because the term is "catching on."

By Jun. 14, 2013

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'Woot' is officially a thing, according to Oxford English Dictionary

"Woot!! Did you see my retweet re:that noob in a mankini? Someone get that dude a pair of jeggings!"

By Aug. 18, 2011

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It's official: 'unlimited' means 'limited'

Unlimited should mean exactly that. What's the point in having a language if tech companies can simply change the meaning of words when it suits them?

By Sep. 19, 2008

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Letter to Oxford English Dictionary: Redefine 'unlimited'

Since the Advertising Standards Authority isn't willing to force telecoms companies to stop using the word 'unlimited', it's time to take a more drastic interim measure

By May. 23, 2008

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Two steps closer to a $6 million man

Breakthroughs in prosthetics make a leg that could get soldiers back in the field and a hand that can do just about anything.

By Jul. 18, 2007