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Spelling of 2,000 French words will change: Linguistic purists vexed at demise of 'circumflex'

Feb 05, 2016

Spelling of 2,000 French words will change: Linguistic purists vexed at demise of 'circumflex'

French linguistic purists have voiced online anger at the loss of one of their favourite accents -the pointy little "circumflex" hat that sits on top of certain vowels. #France #NewsTracker #French #French words ##JeSuisCircumflex #circumflex #ognon
From noun to verb, emojis to internet slang, where will words go in 2016?

Dec 19, 2015

From noun to verb, emojis to internet slang, where will words go in 2016?

Since 2004, Oxford Dictionaries has made this selection into an annual rite of passage for “a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.” #didyouknow #Words #Oxford Dictionary #words 2015 #dictionary.com #internet slag
Watch: This video compilation of all the #sanskaari cuts in Angry Indian Goddesses is hilarious

Dec 08, 2015

Watch: This video compilation of all the #sanskaari cuts in Angry Indian Goddesses is hilarious

The makers of Angry Indian Goddesses made a compilation of all the words that had been cut out from the film #Bollywood #CBFC #banned words #Angry Indian Goddesses #Pan Nalin
Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year 2015 is not even a word, it's an emoji

Nov 17, 2015

Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year 2015 is not even a word, it's an emoji

Oxford comes out with the 'Word of the Year' (WOTY) every year, and this year that word is an emoji. #facebook #Life #language #Communication #WhatsApp #Text #Word of the year #Emoji #Oxford Dictionary #Shareworthy
'I forgive you': Here's what jail officials say were Yakub Memon's last words

Aug 03, 2015

'I forgive you': Here's what jail officials say were Yakub Memon's last words

There are several versions of what happened minutes before Yakub Memon was hanged and the latest reports suggest that he had told the jail officials that he would forgive them because they were only doing their duty. #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Nagpur #jail #1993 Mumbai blasts #execution #Yakub Memon #last words
'Ineffable, Aspirational, Teacher': People on Twitter #DefineKalamIn1Word

Jul 28, 2015

'Ineffable, Aspirational, Teacher': People on Twitter #DefineKalamIn1Word

As people on Twitter mourned the death of Kalam, #DefineKalamIn1Word began trending as people online attempted to describe the great man in one word. #India #IIM #SocialMedia #Shillong #Cardiac arrest #Former President #Missile Man #Dr APJ Abdul Kalam #Bethany hospital #DefineKalamIn1Word
Eurasia can regain role as trade route of world: PM Modi at BRICS summit

Jul 10, 2015

Eurasia can regain role as trade route of world: PM Modi at BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Eurasia is filled with great energy and dynamism, and it could regain its role as a leading economic corridor and trade route of the world. #World #NewsTracker #Russia #BRICs #Eurasia #UFA #Word #PM Modi #trade route
US has still not overcome the problem of racism, says President Barack Obama

Jun 23, 2015

US has still not overcome the problem of racism, says President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama says the United States has not overcome its history of racism and is using the N-word to make his case. #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Racism #US gun laws #Podcast #charleston shooting #N-Word
'Lolz', 'hashtag', 'twerking' are now acceptable words in the Scrabble dictionary

May 25, 2015

'Lolz', 'hashtag', 'twerking' are now acceptable words in the Scrabble dictionary

'Twerking', 'hashtag' and 'lolz' are among the thousands of new words which have been added to the Scrabble dictionary in the first update to the list since 2011. #NewsTracker #Words #Hashtag #twerking #Scrabble #dictionary #Collins Scrabble Word List #lolz