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‘Vax’ is Oxford’s word of the year

The Times of India 02 Nov 2021
Apologies to jab, shot and “Fauci ouchie.” Oxford Languages’s 2021 Word of the Year is “vax.” That may seem like a no-brainer ... which publishes the Oxford English Dictionary ... For the first time, Oxford’s report looks at the vocabulary of vaccination in nine other languages.
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‘Vax’ chosen as word of the year by OED firm

Taipei Times 01 Nov 2021
Oxford Languages also tracked the rise and fall of vaccine vocabulary, from the usage of “vaccine distribution” in December last year to “vaccine rollout” and “vaccine passport” becoming common parlance by mid-March this year ... a worldwide surge in vaccine-related vocabulary.”.
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Oxford English Dictionary Chooses 'Vax' as 2021 Word of Year

Urdu Point 01 Nov 2021
The word vax has been chosen as Word of Year in 2021, after the frequency of its usage increased 72 times since the beginning of the year, compared to the same time in 2020, Oxford Languages said on Monday ... year, compared to the same time in 2020, Oxford Languages said on Monday.
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‘Vax’ named the word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary

New York Post 01 Nov 2021
oxford english dictionary. Oxford English Dictionary gets ‘K-update,’ adds over 20 new words. Oxford English Dictionary couldn’t pick just one ‘word of the year’ for 2020. Nigeria adds its own spin to Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford Dictionaries says this is the word of the year.
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Oxford reveals its 2021 Word of the Year. And it’s not ‘jab’ or ‘shot’

The Irish Times 01 Nov 2021
Apologies to “jab” and “shot”, but Oxford Languages’ 2021 Word of the Year is “vax” ... “The word vax, more than any other, has injected itself into the bloodstream of the English language in 2021,” Oxford says in a pun-filled press release ... For the first time, Oxford’s report looks at the vocabulary of vaccination in nine other languages.
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‘Vax’ chosen as word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary firm

The Observer 31 Oct 2021
Oxford Languages also tracked the rise and fall of vaccine vocabulary, from the usage of “vaccine distribution” in December 2020 to “vaccine rollout” and “vaccine passport” becoming common parlance by mid-March this year ... tracked a worldwide surge in vaccine-related vocabulary.”.
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New terms in Oxford English Dictionary as language of climate crisis takes hold

AOL 21 Oct 2021
The update comes after the OED, produced by Oxford Languages, part of Oxford University Press, started a project early in 2021 to broaden and review its coverage of vocabulary related to climate change and sustainability ... .
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‘K’ wave sweeps India with dramas, music and moreWith entertainment comes the culture, lifestyle and ...

Deccan Herald 06 Oct 2021
Such is the love for all things South Korean that many fans have overcome the "subtitle barrier" and included Korean words such as "noona and oppa" (elder sister and brother), "namja-chingoo" (boyfriend), "yoja-chingoo" (girlfriend) and "sarang-hae" (I love you) and many other words and phrases in their daily vocabulary.
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Korean wave sweeps India with Squid Game, Crash Landing On You, BTS and more

Indian Express 06 Oct 2021
... and “sarang-hae” (I love you) and many other words and phrases in their daily vocabulary. Globally, too, the language is making waves with the Oxford English Dictionary recently adding 26 Korean words, including K-drama, hallyu and kimbap to the dictionary.
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Korean wave sweeps over Oxford English Dictionary – bulgogi, galbi and kimbap among 26 new ...

South China Morning Post 04 Oct 2021
Such worldwide engagement has been a driving force for increased currency of Korean-origin and ...
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Oxford Township monthly recap

The Oxford Leader 23 Jun 2021
On June 9, the Oxford Township Board of Trustees had their regular meeting ... Oxford Fire Department ... A total of 21 amendments were made to the Oxford Township Employee Handbook, most of which were simply updating or clarifying the vocabulary used in describing the guidelines, expectations, and practices ... Oxford Township is an at-will employer.
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What does being woke mean and is it an insult? ‘Wokeism’ explained

Metro UK 18 Jun 2021
You may recognise the word from Twitter and TikTok. (Picture. Getty) ... In 2018, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added the term ‘woke’ to its hallowed pages ... What does ‘woke’ mean?. To find out, we need to look in the two main canons of British vocabulary ... In 2018, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added the term ‘woke’ (Picture. Getty) ... Now chiefly ... .
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Did you know many English words have Greek roots?

Greek City Times 28 Mar 2021
“However, the effect it has had on the European vocabulary, and especially on English, is immense, but unfortunately, it is not systematically recorded and documented.” ... MacDonald, only 600,000 Greek words are used today, making the Greek vocabulary the largest in the world and 3.5 times bigger than the English vocabulary.
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How I Became an Englishman

British Theatre Guide 26 Mar 2021
The book takes us through to a new life as an Englishman, commencing at Campion Hall, Oxford University courtesy of the Jesuits, having remarkably expanded his English vocabulary beyond “cowboy” and “Times” to fluency within months.
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Janet Tinbergen obituary

The Guardian 04 Jan 2021
Her pupils remember her for her inventive vocabulary for faulty technique and a fierce insistence on learning repertoire pieces in the right order.

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