New entries added to the Oxford English Dictionary Online

New entries added to the Oxford English Dictionary Online

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Oxford University Press has said that the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary Online have updated the Internet version of the 20-volume edition to include 2,700 new entries.

The web version at http://www.oed.com, which is updated every three months, has been expanded to include words and phrases such as ‘chill pill’, ‘argh’, ‘bikini wax’ and ‘problemo’.

As a result of the updates, the revised range of the OED reportedly now contains a total of 260,154 main entries.

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