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    New/Uncommon English words

    I'm buying a new electronic English-English/English-Arabic dictionary soon (to help with reading books mainly), and i thought i should test the existance of some words before i buy it to check how comprehensive it is.

    I found this link that shows new words added recently to the Oxford dictionary (bahookie is my fave). You guys got any more new/uncommon English words?
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    Mongols of the world, unite! Lira's Avatar
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    What kind of list says "Ponzu" was borrowed from Japanese and excludes "Bukkake"?

    By the way, I don't think SitePoint would allow me to talk about such bukakkeish stuff here, so just ask wikipedia what it is
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    Quote Originally Posted by mPeror
    I found this link that shows new words added recently to the Oxford dictionary (bahookie is my fave). You guys got any more new/uncommon English words? and i mean real words, not like "bling bling".
    Why is bling bling not a real word to you, yet all those slang words that happened to end up in the Oxford dictionary are? There's no difference other than one publisher's approval.

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    I believe in the verbational theory of the 70's that claims that "all nouns that can be verbed are automatically valid words". Therefore, if you say that "you want to bling bling your car", this brings the bling-blingfulness of "bling bling" itself as a valid word.

    So, yeah, it's a proper word. An utterly blinged out one, for that matter.
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    alright alright, i deleted that part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mPeror
    alright alright, i deleted that part.
    I wasn't asking you to change your mind, I really wanted to know what made that distinction in your head.

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    I'm thinking of naming my firstborn child BlingBling.

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    I'm thinking of naming my firstborn child BlingBling.
    Well, beats naming him/her Bukkake
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    LOL Well if the Oxford Dictionary has the right to define words, slang or otherwise, as 'new' words then so do we!

    We should setup a sitepoint dictionary with ridiculous words that will then be validated.

    'I haggadoodled my car yesterday'


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