Move over, tennis mums, a new breed of tennis mom has arrived in the updated Oxford English Dictionary

You might remember the term tennis mum being used to describe women who returned to tennis after becoming mothers. Now, tennis mom and tennis dad refer to parents who actively and enthusiastically support their child’s participation in the sport. They are among the tennis-related, lifestyle, current affairs and educational terms included in the latest update of the Oxford […]

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The Oxford English Dictionary celebrates one hundred years of Roald Dahl.

Last week marked the centenary of Roald Dahl’s birth and to celebrate, the Oxford English Dictionary has published a range of revised and newly drafted entries containing references to Roald Dahl’s writing in its latest update. The words included are recognisably ‘Dahlesque’ and while not all are coined by him, they have magical qualities that […]

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