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The DSM-V is an extensive catalogue of mental maladies – but it sure isn’t perfect or complete. This massive tome doesn’t even mention Star Wars fatigue, outrage fatigue, pumpkin space latte fatigue, Kardashian fatigue, collusion fatigue, or any of the other hundreds of terms folks coin every day while planning a nap. The oldest example […]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
Put down your fidget spinner, turn away from the popcorn movie, and switch off airplane mode, because we’ve updated Oxford Dictionaries. Take some time off from creating a face swap of you and your puggle. Don’t worry: we’ll try to be breviloquent, though feel free to give your deep dive in the comments. Fidget spinner From faithless […]more