19 Sep 2019
30,000 ask Oxford dictionary to change its definition of 'woman'
Language was constructed around age-old sexist notions and traditions which have trickled down to the present day lexicon. And if you happen to disagree, here's some damning evidence.
29 Mar 2018
Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled
Shashi Tharoor, or as you may call 'The man who gives a complex to Oxford Dictionary', wished Mahavir Jayanti on Twitter by posting a picture of (wait for it) Gautam Buddha.
28 Jan 2018
Oxford Dictionaries selects "Aadhaar" as Hindi Word of the Year
On Saturday, Oxford Dictionaries announced "Aadhaar" as the Hindi Word of the Year at the Jaipur Literature Fest.
16 Dec 2017
Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' 2017's word of the year
"Youthquake" has been deemed word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, reflecting the "political awakening" among millennial voters globally.
26 Oct 2017
Achcha, Didi, Abba in Oxford Dictionary: How desi-words went global
The next time you can't control your 'Indian'-ness and exclaim "Achcha!" while speaking in English, don't worry, your language skills can't be questioned.
10 Jun 2017
Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks
Japan is poised to finalize its strategy on self-driving trucks and drones as it looks to add a futuristic touch to its commercial sector.