LOL Enters The Oxford English Dictionary

The internet slang term ‘LOL’ meaning ‘Laughing Out Loud’, has entered the latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. ‘OMG’ meaning ‘Oh My God’ already appears in the dictionary proving that these internet slang terms are widely used in the English language. They are used in texts, emails, social networking sites and even in the spoken language. [Read more…]

Did you know … Penguins are Welsh

Compilers of the new online version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) have highlighted the influence of Wales on the English language.  The dictionary claims to be the only English dictionary that tries to get to the roots of the first known use of every word in the English language.   [Read more…]