Oxford English Dictionary Adds Bling, Wi-Fi
The OED defines bada-bing as "suggesting something happening suddenly, emphatically, or easily and predictably". While they can date the term back to 1965, the inspiration for adding it to their online dictionary must have been the Sopranos... Frequent breaks for a "cuppa" can't possibly cause that much of a delay and they add new words to their online dictionary a whopping four times a year.
The latest update includes over a thousand words, "subordinate entries" and new meanings for current entries.
Some new words that caught my eye:
A few of the new "subordinate entries" added to existing entries:
Yummy mummy? They just let staffers, or possibly their children, toss in a few made-up words for fun, don't they? They don't take the online version entirely seriously, despite the elite Oxford name or the snooty subscription-only access, do they? Humph!
Paul Van Dyk - Words (Original Version Radio Edit) (available on Perspective - A Collection Of Remixes 1992-1997)
Foo Fighters - Breakout (available on Greatest Hits)
Tom Petty - Jack (available on Highway Companion)