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'OMG' And 'Heart' Symbol Included In New OED

autospa (2003166) writes | more than 3 years ago

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autospa (2003166) writes "More technology-inspired words have entered the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as well as the first graphical symbol to signify a word in the dictionary's history. The popular abbreviation of Oh My God; OMG, which is popular among mobile texters has got a place in the Oxford English Dictionary. The latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary with 5,437 new words, includes several inspired by the web and technology, like 'ego-surfing' and 'dot bomb', as well as the first ever graphical symbol for heart to be given a definition."
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Symbols as accepted english (1)

Master Moose (1243274) | more than 3 years ago | (#35606624)

This is great news. Now all we need are the clothes tag icons to be added and I can finish my laundry.

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