FOMO, TMI and ICYMI added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

It’s a big day for Linguistics Departments across the English-speaking world, as Merriam-Webster has just added more than 1,400 new words and phrases to the dictionary. Some newly defined words

Miss D is a dictionary app for the linguistically curious

If you're seriously attempting to learn another language then at least one dictionary app will be a staple on your smartphone homescreen. And familiarity with its UX foibles will have long ago set you

Are You Happy Now? Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is A Damn Emoji

I was raised to trust everything the dictionary told me, but damn. What is going on with the world? Today, Oxford Dictionaries named its 2015 "Word Of The Year" and it's not a word at all. It's the

Google Search Gets Improved Dictionary Definitions With Sample Sentences, Synonyms, Translations And Usage Stats

Here is a <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/116899029375914044550/posts/GTMy91UxoiD">small but cool update to Google Search</a>: Google's dictionary definitions - which you can invoke b

Cambridge University Press Launches An API For Its Dictionaries

Cambridge University Press just <a target="_blank" href="http://dictionary-api.cambridge.org/">launched a new API</a> that is meant to make it easy for developers to add data from a variety of the org

Concept Art Dictionary Gives A Word’s First Google Image Result Instead Of A Definition

Here's something that you'll either want to buy immediately -- or that will just strike you as a giant waste of paper. There's no in between. Though I will venture a guess that Sergey Brin was going t

iRiver M10 GPS Receiver and D5 Electronic Dictionary: Guess Which One Wouldn't Sell Here?

iRiver has recently been branching out from the DAP and PMP business and into other, far stranger territory. Two new devices, the M10 GPS navigator and the D5 electronic dictionary, are scheduled to m