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Nowadays more and more words appear in the English language.

What new-born words do you know?

Probably new idioms, phrasal verbs...

Thank you beforehand.
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I saw someone using 'loling' as the act of laughing out loud (= lol)
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FrancescaI saw someone using 'loling' as the act of laughing out loud (= lol)
Hi Francesca

Let's bid the word welcome to the English language. Emotion: smile However, since there is only one vowel (o) between two consonants (l and l) in a stressed syllable, it should be spelledlolling. (Cf. getting, forgetting; but targeting, even though I remember the BBC once spelling it wrong in connexion with the Iraq War)

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CB
hey Cool Breeze, that's what I thought too and I used to write 'lolling' but I have discovered that lolling has a totally different meaning since it is a real English word.

To have a confirmation of what I've just said look at the following:

[url=http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=loling ]Urban dictionary[/url]

[url=http://www.thefreedictionary.com/lolling ]the free dictionary[/url]

Cheers Emotion: smile
Francescahey Cool Breeze, that's what I thought too and I used to write 'lolling' but I have discovered that lolling has a totally different meaning since it is a real English word.

To have a confirmation of what I've just said look at the following:

[url=http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=loling ]Urban dictionary[/url]

[url= ]the free dictionary[/url]

Cheers Emotion: smile

Thanks for the information, Francesca. Of course those who want to use loling/lolling can decide how to spell it. If it conformed to English spelling rules, it would be lolling even if there already is such a word with another meaning. I won't have spelling problems with the word because I'm not a teenager any more and never use words like loling. Emotion: smile

CB
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Yes, I do think that everyone can decide how to spell it Emotion: smile

Anyway, I'm no longer a teen too, I think I wrote it just once in my whole life while chatting in TCP just to make people laugh for the new word Emotion: big smile but I use 'lol' very often, I think it's more convenient than writing the whole sentence Emotion: wink
Blog is a rather overused new word: blogging, blogosphere, etc.
Personally, I've heard a lot of "make my day" and "get a life" expressions.

You can keep with the current language changes on:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1728_uptodate /
and
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1130_uptodate2
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