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The OED (Oxford English Dictionary) has added some new words to their famous publication, including: bada-bing, int. beer pong, n. Disneyfication, n. Emily’s List, n. GIF, n. treeware, n. The OED is known for their inclusion of quotes that illustrate a word’s meaning: For each word in the OED, the various groupings of senses are dealt with in chronological order according to the quotation evidence, i.e. the senses with the
Search the Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition) for free. I predict this site will last about a week before OED shuts them down. Update (Sept. 16, 2004): I removed the link: it appears the site is down. Bummer.