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Local author coins 2014’s Word of the Year

The Oxford Dictionaries have chosen 'vape' as 2014's 'international word of the year', according to an article on the BBC website, which also acknowledges that the word is actually far from new. It was first used in print by local author Rob Stepney, in an article 'Why do people smoke?' as long ago as 1983. For the full news item, see www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/30092689

Edward Fenton · Tue 18 Nov 2014, 13:14 · Link


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