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New Oxford American Dictionary

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  • The New Oxford American Dictionary is the first to include it: β€œAn expression of enthusiasm or exuberance, typically associated with cowboys or rural inhabitants of the southern U.S.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • The suicidal hijackers were able to slip a new weapon through the metal detectors: a box cutter, defined in the on-top-of-the-news New Oxford American Dictionary as β€œa thin, inexpensive razor-blade knife designed to open cardboard boxes.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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