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Articles Tagged 'New Words'

Ripper Street

10 Victorian Swears from the Real ‘Ripper Street’

Ripper Street returns to BBC AMERICA this Wednesday (April 29) at 10/9c for a third season. There are new cast members—including Sherlock’s Louise Brealey—new stories and all manner of unpleasant goings-on in the grottiest parts of Victorian London. So, to get you in the mood (and possibly upset your stomach) here’s a brief working definition […]

New Words Added to Glasgow Online Dictionary

Eighty six words have been added to the Glasgow-based online Collins dictionary including but not limited to blootered (drunken), amazeballs (excitingly cool) and mummy porn (referring to 50 Shades of Grey). The publisher asked potential contributors to act as “word spotters” and suggest new words for possible inclusion, reports BBC News. Collins said the process is […]