Four different forms of the word 'cunt' have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, and they're all spectacular.
According to the brainiacs at the Oxford English Dictionary — that linguistic treasury that contains more than 800,000 words — some buzzy phrases that seem new fangled are actually kind of old.
Fiona McPherson, a Senior Editor at Oxford Dictionaries, revealed some of the words that lexicographers are currently eyeing for inclusion in future versions of the dictionary. Hatewatch your bacne. (That wasn't an excellent example of using words in a sentence; please disregard.)
While the Oxford English Dictionary has strict rules about who gets to go to its old and esteemed club, its cousin the Oxford Dictionaries Online is a lot looser. That's why in June it was a big deal that the OED added "tweet"; typically, a word has to be around for ten years to prove itself worthy of admission. But…
We enjoyed Ann Coulter's defence to calling John Edwards a 'faggot', and we thought we'd back her up by proving that 'faggot' is indeed just a fun little word that's as shinny and happy as 'bluebells' or 'communist scum'.