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I'm a millennial and I don't hate the VSCO girl — she's just the first new trend that makes me feel old

VSCO girls are the new Gen Z trend taking over social media. The internet has been hating on the VSCO girl's laidback aesthetic, which includes everything from Brandy Melville crop tops to scrunchies and Hydro Flask water bottles. I don't hate the VSCO girl, …

dictionary - Business Insider
8:29am PDT - September 10th, 2019

Spelling Their Way to Success

Four past champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on what the competition taught them about hard work, grit and luck.

dictionary - The New York Times
2:00am PDT - September 10th, 2019

English is just a Mandarin dialect, Chinese scholars claim

World Civilisation Research Association argue Shakespeare was an 'illiterate actor' and his works were in fact written by Samuel Johnson, author of the Johnson English Dictionary

dictionary - Independent
1:57pm PDT - September 9th, 2019

Leprechaun 'is not a native Irish word' new dictionary reveals

Scholars discover 500 lost words and unlock language secrets in a revised dictionary of Medieval Irish.

dictionary - BBC News
10:33pm PDT - September 4th, 2019

SteelSeries Arctis 5 headset, Razer Orbweaver gaming keypad, Dyson V7, and more deals for Sept. 3

Calling all gamers, it's time to enhance your gaming experience with some new products. Get a more immersive experience with the SteelSeries Arctis 5 gaming headset and have all the controls in one hand with the Razer Orbweaver Chroma gaming keypad. It allows…

dictionary - Mashable
3:00am PDT - September 3rd, 2019

From 'soaker' to 'bush party,' linguist pushing to add Ontario slang to dictionary

University of Toronto professor Sali Tagliamonte has been documenting Ontario lingo. Her goal? Bringing new Canadian words, or new definitions of already-included words, to the Oxford English Dictionary.

dictionary - CBC News
1:00am PDT - September 3rd, 2019

Inside the Fight to Save Alaska's 20 Native Languages from Dying Out

Alaskans are racing to collect their elders' knowledge of 20 native languages and design a pedagogy that breaches the generational divide.

dictionary - Vice News
6:36am PDT - September 1st, 2019

The Vagina Bible adverts blocked by social media

Social media ads for a doctor's book were denied for 'promoting adult sexual products'.

dictionary - BBC News
1:39am PDT - August 30th, 2019

Clean eating and soggy bottoms: How Britain's food lexicon has transformed in the last 30 years

Before The Great British Bake Off and the surging popularity of veganism, phrases like "soggy bottom" and "Veganuary" would have drawn blank stares from the British public.

dictionary - The Telegraph
4:01pm PDT - August 29th, 2019

Is It Time to Upend the Periodic Table?

The iconic chart of elements has served chemistry well for 150 years. But it’s not the only option out there, and scientists are pushing its limits.

dictionary - The New York Times
2:00am PDT - August 27th, 2019

What I’ve Learned From Teaching the ‘Snowflake Generation’ About Trauma

Every September, as summer ends and the first day of school approaches, I spend a lot of time thinking about darkness. Perhaps other teachers would say the same, jokingly. But I teach a high school course on trauma literature, and my students belong to a gene…

dictionary - Time
2:29pm PDT - August 22nd, 2019

Say what? Top Indian banker baffles audience with ‘floccinaucinihilipilification’ mention in speech

India’s central bank may be trying to maneuver its way out of an economic slowdown, but their bizarre use of 18th century lingo has bankers scratching their heads and reaching for a dictionary. Read Full Article at RT.com

dictionary - RT
7:43am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

‘Telling Lies’ is bigger, but not better, than 'Her Story'

In Her Story, developer Sam Barlow did a rare thing: He created a new video game format. Four years later, he's made Telling Lies, which releases on August 23rd. It's a game with almost identical gameplay -- centered simply on typing search terms into a video…

dictionary - Engadget
9:00am PDT - August 21st, 2019

Everything you need to know about PyTorch, the world's fastest-growing AI project that started at Facebook and powers research at Tesla, Uber, and Genentech (FB, UBER)

PyTorch, an artificial intelligence project started by Facebook engineers, has become the second fastest-growing open source project in the world, according to GitHub — and the fastest-growing AI project overall. Within Facebook, PyTorch is used for text tran…

dictionary - Business Insider
9:15am PDT - August 20th, 2019

Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs

Learn how to take advantage of Google Docs and check word count, add superscripts, build a personal dictionary, share documents, and more.

dictionary - Time
1:34pm PDT - August 15th, 2019

ECB shuts down one of its websites after hacker attack

The European Central Bank shut down one of its websites on Thursday after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.

dictionary - Reuters
7:26am PDT - August 15th, 2019

Two-Factor Authentication Might Not Keep You Safe

The online security “best practice” is still vulnerable to phishing attacks.

dictionary - The New York Times
4:00pm PST - January 27th, 2019

The new Two Minutes Hate

You see it first on Facebook or Twitter. Something contemptible: an image, or a video, or a tweet. One accompanied by a furious, snarky caption, highlighting just how awful and unacceptable it is, a dunk fueled by rage. The outrage rises within you. How can i…

dictionary - TechCrunch
6:00am PST - January 27th, 2019

Steve King compared himself to Brett Kavanaugh in his first town hall since his House punishment for racist remarks

In his first public town hall since being punished by the House for racist comments, Iowa Rep. Steve King compared himself to Justice Brett Kavanaugh, noting "at least I don't have accusers." King, who questioned criticism of white nationalism in a New York T…

dictionary - Business Insider
9:13am PST - January 26th, 2019

Tim Dowling: ‘Alexa!’ shouts the butcher. ‘What’s a brace of pheasants?’

Eventually the butcher threatens to throw Alexa into the street It is Saturday morning, and I am in the butcher’s, waiting my turn. The couple in front of me cannot decide between pheasant and partridge, which is fine with me, because I don’t know what I want…

dictionary - The Guardian (AU)
10:01pm PST - January 25th, 2019

Trump Caved So Hard People Are Searching What ‘Caving’ Means

As frustration over caving increases among GOP leaders and conservative media, there’s been a 1500% uptick in dictionary searches for the verb.

dictionary - New York Magazine
9:06pm PST - January 25th, 2019

Afrikaans scrapped at South Africa's University of Pretoria

Lessons at the University of Pretoria will now mostly be in English, in the hopes of "transforming the culture".

dictionary - BBC News
6:30am PST - January 25th, 2019

Yes, “algorithms” can be biased. Here’s why

Op-ed: a computer scientist weighs in on the downsides of AI.

dictionary - Ars Technica
1:50pm PST - January 24th, 2019

Judges told they must consider Facebook defamation in 'the real world'

Judges have been urged to "deal with the real world" as a woman found to have libeled her ex-husband argues that a dictionary should not have been used to define her Facebook chat.

dictionary - The Telegraph
8:31am PST - January 24th, 2019

UK supreme court hears Facebook libel case appeal

Judges to decide whether woman’s Facebook post about ex-husband is libellous A woman’s claim in a Facebook posting that her ex-husband “tried to strangle” her was not libellous because there was evidence of an attack, the supreme court has been told. In an ex…

dictionary - The Guardian (AU)
8:21am PST - January 24th, 2019

I often find myself on Urban Dictionary trying to translate sentences from the language of those who dropped out of school to be a Soundcloud rapper to English

Caden Proctor (@caden___proctor)
1:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019
German language is the dictionary of obscure sorrows https://t.co/bspW5EfRpx

German language is the dictionary of obscure sorrows https://t.co/bspW5EfRpx

Muhammad Usama Khan (@therevoltfailed)
1:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @shahmiruk: The ‘dictionary’ definition of racism is outdated and rejected by everyone that studies race. Using that as a reason (out of…

Aelia (@kaelia____)
1:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JohnFugelsang: Boy it’s a good thing that politicians who call themselves “constitutionalists” are also what the dictionary calls “liar…

Lee Nixon (@fleetus68)
1:31pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TIMSKYLIVE: The year’s 2005, you’re in English class , your friend sitting next to you slides over a dictionary to your side of the des…

DRIPAVELI (@preppyzol)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @nicbordeaux: @SamuelJJack @DavidLammy @metpoliceuk You could be in trouble, there, falsley reporting "crime". "civil disobedience in B…

Brain Spammbot Esq. (@ScottoHarden)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @Dictionarycom: Draggle: Soil by dragging over damp ground or in mud. Fraggle: Radish-stealing Muppet with a taste for Doozer construct…

dungeonmaster11 (@DMXI)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @seanmcarroll: How much was Wittgenstein's shift from "let's talk perfectly logically" to "let's analyze how we talk in the real world"…

duxkowski (@duxguitar)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @flamybrwn: The dictionary definition of the complete player. Played ST, WF, CF, AM, CM, DM, CB. Strength of an OX, grace of a Ballerina…

I. (@BigBellyIdam)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @amelia_acker: does any one know anything about the IG hashtag dictionary? https://t.co/FAqfqTE2Bg what does it do? how does it work? it…

Sarah T. Roberts (@ubiquity75)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

Dictionary Definition Weak Sauce - (see below) https://t.co/KgDBuQam44

Dave (@eaglesdiehard)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @JohnFugelsang: Boy it’s a good thing that politicians who call themselves “constitutionalists” are also what the dictionary calls “liar…

DMW (@dmillerwats)
1:30pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @flamybrwn: The dictionary definition of the complete player. Played ST, WF, CF, AM, CM, DM, CB. Strength of an OX, grace of a Ballerina…

Deings Abel (@deingx)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TIMSKYLIVE: The year’s 2005, you’re in English class , your friend sitting next to you slides over a dictionary to your side of the des…

DidyouRTaboutNENE? (@See_saaah)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

I just saw someone who had a “don’t waist my time and i won’t waist yours” boy if you don’t get your illiterate ass a dictionary

K (@idkkarla_)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @ProPodShow: EP 7: We Read the Urban Dictionary We talk about Young Thug's new album, Trump wanting to buy Greenland, and read each ot…

Bryce (@ItsBrizz)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @ProPodShow: EP 7: We Read the Urban Dictionary We talk about Young Thug's new album, Trump wanting to buy Greenland, and read each ot…

The “Professional” Podcast (@ProPodShow)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @flamybrwn: The dictionary definition of the complete player. Played ST, WF, CF, AM, CM, DM, CB. Strength of an OX, grace of a Ballerina…

Oritsegbubemi (@UncleGbubemi)
1:29pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @theloniousirish: A) you violated TOS by grave dancing and wishing death B) get a dictionary, that "fascist" gave billions to cancer res…

(@mitchiepoo46)
1:28pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @flamybrwn: The dictionary definition of the complete player. Played ST, WF, CF, AM, CM, DM, CB. Strength of an OX, grace of a Ballerina…

Nazri™ (@standupguyxxx)
1:28pm PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @dahyunnator: Space doesn't exist in dahmo's dictionary https://t.co/wKhj9UP66N

(@hitsonceblink)
5:57pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @Dictionarycom: Define the relationship. Textlationship is our #WordOfTheDay. See when this word became official: https://t.co/9tb1wMY6…

AllHailMeTheAlmighty (@FLOATITEMSEAGLE)
5:57pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @PartyPyrex: Saturday’s #PyrexPickMeUp is this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Sunflower Spacesaver, keeping us studying the dictiona…

Vintage Fem (@PlentyOVintage)
5:57pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

lol when u get misgendered by urban dictionary hahaha https://t.co/hl4ikxMLCp

good boy (@cuddlynamkook)
5:56pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @dahyunnator: Space doesn't exist in dahmo's dictionary https://t.co/wKhj9UP66N

Strawberry (@BabyEagle19)
5:56pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @dahyunnator: Space doesn't exist in dahmo's dictionary https://t.co/wKhj9UP66N

사이카 ♡ OT9 COMEBACK (@tofuchoco)
5:55pm PDT - August 24th, 2019
RT @mikkelsenreedus: someone throw a dictionary at hannibal lecter’s face so he can learn the meaning of subtle https://t.co/h9hpp8iuuK

RT @mikkelsenreedus: someone throw a dictionary at hannibal lecter’s face so he can learn the meaning of subtle https://t.co/h9hpp8iuuK

Depression IS my middle name (@HailTacoLord)
5:55pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

Space doesn't exist in dahmo's dictionary https://t.co/wKhj9UP66N

H (@dahyunnator)
5:55pm PDT - August 24th, 2019
RT @FreedomWorks: We looked up

RT @FreedomWorks: We looked up "Trump Derangement Syndrome" in the dictionary and found this...#Unhinged #ampFW https://t.co/VtYhbtcTck

Rcal (@lcwiring)
5:55pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @VFettinger: @JordanWilllams Great game big man. Had to look up something in the dictionary and the definition fits that DE to a tee.…

Michael S. Hickman (@MichaelSHickman)
5:54pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @DavedaGruber: @Nick_Clamorgan I guess they’ll be re-writing the dictionary along with the constitution. We can’t let that happen.

(@daahmom)
5:53pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @thecelticist: There is something magnificently poetic about removing a word from the dictionary because it turns out not to have been a…

Dr Frances Kane (@proinsy)
5:52pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

The general evidence and there have been thrilled to see for just because of the dictionary.

Weaverbot (@WWeaverbot)
5:52pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

Infinitives are those forms of verbs you find in a dictionary. They cannot be used as the finite verb of a sentence.

grammarInEnglish (@grammar_in_eigo)
5:51pm PDT - August 24th, 2019
RT @mikkelsenreedus: someone throw a dictionary at hannibal lecter’s face so he can learn the meaning of subtle https://t.co/h9hpp8iuuK

RT @mikkelsenreedus: someone throw a dictionary at hannibal lecter’s face so he can learn the meaning of subtle https://t.co/h9hpp8iuuK

(@_Flowan)
5:51pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

I keep flopping and my ratio keeps getting fat how do we use this in the dictionary

farah (@litmood)
10:14am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @OsarionRDM: @HandofBane @stillgray @GregAbbott_TX Noble goal, bad implementation is the Oxford Dictionary definition of government.

Kerri ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@iamkerrilee)
10:13am PDT - August 24th, 2019

Clearly N varies with the application of the properties of the dictionary.

Weaverbot (@WWeaverbot)
10:11am PDT - August 24th, 2019

Clearly akua has no dictionary https://t.co/4EqxSUJUn1

Dave (@quigonusa)
10:11am PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @TFOuterspace: Ever heard a new word, then continue hearing it again and again soon after? For me, years ago was copacetic was an exampl…

Eileen O. Cory (@blacenprosmic)
10:11am PDT - August 24th, 2019