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On this week’s Word Watch, we journey from new possibilities in outer space to the outmoded language of cyberspace. Moonmoon We’ve been full of moons of late on the Word Watch. Last week, we directed our lexical gaze at exomoon, or the moon of an exoplanet. But what if moons had their own moons? That […]more
The June 2014 Oxford English Dictionary (OED) update sees another wide range of words and senses entering the dictionary. We’ve had a focus on updating words connected with the First World War, to commemorate its centenary, but plenty of other words and phrases have been included in the OED for the first time. These range […]more