Thanks to the wonderful folks at Jonesin’ Crosswords we have a fun way for you to discover the new words in the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. To learn more about the SOED check out Ben Zimmer‘s columns here and here.
“In the Language”–*New entries from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Sixth Edition.
by Matt Jones
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