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Old Jun 9th 2005, 1:46 pm
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New words in the Collins English Dictionary

I can't believe they included "bouncebackability".
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Old Jun 9th 2005, 3:15 pm
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Originally Posted by neil
New words in the Collins English Dictionary

I can't believe they included "bouncebackability".
Somehow, it just seems wrong that a name has been given for the act of filming hostages who are killed.


My Collins dictionary was bought in the 1980's ... the new edition is probably twice the size!
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Originally Posted by Guelder Rose
Somehow, it just seems wrong that a name has been given for the act of filming hostages who are killed.


My Collins dictionary was bought in the 1980's ... the new edition is probably twice the size!
I can see how chav made it in but can someone explain how 'tapping up' and 'exhibition killing' are words that need a definition in a dictionary?
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I can see how chav made it in but can someone explain how 'tapping up' and 'exhibition killing' are words that need a definition in a dictionary?
Televised hostage killing really shouldn't be given a name and acknowledged in that way (well not IMO anyway), there are some things best left alone. Wouldn't be surprised if they have an entry for 'kiddy fiddling' too ... all very sad!
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I can see how chav made it in but can someone explain how 'tapping up' and 'exhibition killing' are words that need a definition in a dictionary?
Guess I'm a bit behind the times because I had to download a program from UKNova to find out what Chav's were all about.
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I can see how chav made it in but can someone explain how 'tapping up' and 'exhibition killing' are words that need a definition in a dictionary?
I think it's really the case that a dictionary reflects the language that is being used in society - blame the media for this one.

Are there any words or phrases anyone else would suggest to be included?
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Originally Posted by neil
I think it's really the case that a dictionary reflects the language that is being used in society - blame the media for this one.

Are there any words or phrases anyone else would suggest to be included?
But 'tapping up' is two words? or did they put add tapping-up?
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I can see how chav made it in but can someone explain how 'tapping up' and 'exhibition killing' are words that need a definition in a dictionary?
Can someone please tell me what a "chav" is???? I keep hearing that term lately...is it just a Brit thing. I don't get back too often, so I'm out of date on today's terminology!
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Can someone please tell me what a "chav" is???? I keep hearing that term lately...is it just a Brit thing. I don't get back too often, so I'm out of date on today's terminology!
See the site http://www.chavscum.co.uk
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I wonder whether 'Chavscum' has made into the dictionary too?
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Originally Posted by Guelder Rose
I wonder whether 'Chavscum' has made into the dictionary too?
I love the word Chav. It really is a much needed word to describe a class of people who we all know but could never really name. Now you say Chav, and everyone knows what you mean. Apparently there's been some criticism amongst liberal types, thinking that the term derides the working class. But as a self confessed Red, I think it's fair to say that the working class, by definition, have to work. Chavs don't, therefore I, nor any other Lefty, owes them any allegiance whatsover. Nuff said.
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Visit www.urbandictionary.com - these are the modern words that i cant understand/comprehend/fathom! Some very 'descriptive' explanations!
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I hope that's not a possessive 's' in that url....I remember spides from back home but the rest of them are new to me....
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I hope that's not a possessive 's' in that url....I remember spides from back home but the rest of them are new to me....
Eeewwww, your name is going in the large 'mind always in gutter' book, it's getting full now.
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Splendid stuff, I never knew I was "retrosexual" though, learn summat new every day. Next time round can we get "procrasturbation" - the act of having a wank because you can't be bothered to do anything else, added?
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