‘Manspreading’ and 22 more words added to Oxford Dictionaries
LONDON — Have you found yourself having the bants about why you’re so hangry, only for it all to be made worse by someone’s manspreading? Is it beer o’clock yet?
Oxford University Press released its quarterly update of new words being added to OxfordDictionaries.com on Thursday. Among them: bants, hangry, manspreading and beer o’clock
For something new to make the cut, Oxford Dictionaries must have evidence that the word is being widely used in the English language. Included in the new entries is Mx, which can be used by people who don’t want to specify a gender. Read more…