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Oh how we’d love to wax lexicographical on some lighter fare on this week’s Word Watch. Like the Maori-monikered kereru, a pigeon that gets drunk on fruit and won New Zealand’s Bird of the Year. Or the Bagel emoji, which Apple schmeared some cream cheese on after backlash from New Yorkers. Or Tardis, Doctor Who’s […]more
The latest update of the Oxford English Dictionary includes more than 1,100 new entries, phrases, and senses from around the alphabet, including a selection of new entries relating to the language of modern parenting. Our Head of US Dictionaries, Katherine Connor Martin, takes a closer look at some of the highlights below. Mansplain Just a […]more