Oxford English Dictionary archive
Cameras 19 November 2013
Oxford Dictionaries has awarded "selfie" the title of word of 2013. It is used to describe a self-portrait taken on a camera or smartphone, sometimes pointed at a mirror, others from the front-facing cam. And editors at the dictionary compiling company...
Online 30 August 2010
Can you pass me the dictionary is more likely to invoke your friend passing you a tablet or laptop in the future, rather than a weighty tome. Oxford University Press has said that its website is so successful that it's not sure "whether the 126-year-old...