"Blog" and the Oxford (American) English Dictionary

Apple’s nifty new operating system OSX 10.4 Tiger has a version of the Oxford American Dictionary (the American edition of the OED, of course) installed by default. It’s great – you can access it from the Dashboard, so it’s there in the blink of an eye, or you can invoke it at any time if you are using a Cocoa program such as Safari, by hoving your cursor over a word, and pressing ctrl-command-d. It also has a thesaurus, which is handy. I spotted on Scott Moschella’s Plastic Bugs that looking up the word "blog" brought an amusing definition: blog_dictionary.jpg

I’m not American! I demand that it’s update to include us Brits too!


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