‘Star Wars’ Terminology Added to Oxford English Dictionary

‘Star Wars’ Terminology Added to Oxford English Dictionary

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In recent years, the Oxford English Dictionary has been the center of of linguistic controversy, due to their unconventional additions to the compendium. For example, in 2015 the OED announced that the recipient of their coveted ‘Word of The Year’ title was the ‘Face With Tears of Joy’ emoji.   Image via CNN   Oxford stated that the emoji was chosen, because it was the ‘word’ that “best reflected the ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015,” though it wasn’t met without opposition.     Today’s controversy, however, is being received much more positively. OED released a list of all the …

7 Star Wars Memes I Have a Good Feeling About

7 Star Wars Memes I Have a Good Feeling About

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Star Wars may have started well before memes became our primary means of communication, but that hasn’t led to it’s neglect. Besides, with the prequels providing basically endless fuel, and some new screenshots from the sequels, we’ve got fertile ground for a rich meme harvest.   Please Never Describe Me Image via Dorkly Besides being spectacularly shady, this is relatable. Not because my father was flammable, in so far as I know, but because we all know at least one person who can’t describe people to save their lives. Ironically, my dad is this way. He once described someone to …