Explore by Tags

Entries tagged with 'Oxford English Dictionary'

Oxford English Dictionary Recognizes 'nom nom,' 'sammich' as Words

Adam Kuban 43 comments

SE'rs, a smart and well-read bunch of bananas, feel very strongly about the language used to describe food and drink. This we know well. So I wonder how this is going to go down.... Did you know that the Oxford English Dictionary recently recognized nom nom and sammich as words? More

Food/Drink Words Rejected by the Oxford English Dictionary

Erin Zimmer 15 comments

Millions of words submitted to the Oxford English Dictionary don't make the cut. They are known as "non words" and according to the Telegraph, one graphic designer named Luke Ngakane uncovered loads of them. Word nerds, listen up! You might really enjoy the food- and drink-related ones, like peppier (a waiter whose sole job is to ground pepper) and spatulate (removing cake mix from the side of the below..with a spatula!). More

More Posts