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Guess which geek word won official entry into Collins' dictionary

The Collins English Dictionary held a hotly contested vote for a geeky new-fangled word that would earn a spot in the book. We have a winner.

By June 10, 2014

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'Adorkable,' anyone? Tweet a new word into the dictionary

Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.

By May 19, 2014

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Smile for the dictionary: 'Selfie' is 2013 word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionaries observed a five-fold increase in the use of the word this year and awarded it an honored place in the current lexicon.

By November 18, 2013

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Phablet, selfie, emoji (and twerking) now in Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionaries are leaping into modernity faster than your eyes can see, your fingers can type your phone can grow and your bottom can wiggle.

By August 27, 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 August 18, 2011

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FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014

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'Hashtag,' 'selfie,' and 'tweep' join Merriam-Webster dictionary

Words reflect influence that tech, especially social networking, is having on our culture, says storied dictionary.

By May 20, 2014

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Oxford Dictionary apps disappear from iTunes

Oxford's suite of dictionary apps have been quietly removed from the iTunes app store, leaving customers with unsupported premium apps.

By February 12, 2013

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Google Translate upgrade offers a smarter dictionary

The search giant wants to help you choose the right words with its latest translation service upgrade.

By November 2, 2012

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Can we please stop crowdsourcing the English language?

Does anyone know what all this oojamaflip that's been zhooshing up the Collins Dictionary actually means? Crave's Eric Mack has a few suggestions for the future of his mother tongue.

By September 21, 2012