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Write a sentence for each new word in the Oxford Dictionary of English
New words in the Oxford Dictionary of English
Now that the Olympics are over, we can get on with ordinary life. Why not try your English skills with the newest words from the Oxford Dictionary of English?
The Oxford Dictionary of English, published by the Oxford English Dictionary, is a dictionary based on how language is used in everyday life. They have 200 new phrases in their latest edition, which just came out August 10th, 2011.
The San Francisco Chronicle had a great time with these new words:
I would like to see how many people can make original sentences with these new words (please keep your sentences suitable for a family newspaper).
Here are all the new words:
And here's information on the Oxford Dictionary of English:
And, while you're at it, I can't resist showing these new pants which John Daly is wearing to increase awareness of prostate cancer research, when he plays at the PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, S.C. Why couldn't we all wear clothes, at times, to suggest causes we are interested in? Designers, please speak up. Why not a shop in Lawrence for unusually designed clothes?
Write your new sentences as comments to this blog, before you find an exit strategy! (And you can do better than I' ve done by a long shot!)