The Oxford English Dictionary Celebrates Roald Dahl Day With A ‘Splendiferous’ Amount Of New Words

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Every summer, the esteemed linguistic authorities responsible for the Oxford English Dictionary’s upkeep inform the world of the new words they’ve decided to include in the next edition. Some are completely new, like “twerk” in 2013, while others feature larger, well-researched amendments to previous entries, like 2015’s update for “twerk.” The 2016 additions are no different, except of course for the specific words the OED deigned to elevate by incorporating in...

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