Why & How Are Words Removed from the Dictionary?

Ashley | 16 - 12 - 2020
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Questions 1 of 10
The Single Most Comprehensive Record of the English Language Is the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary.
  • A. True
  • B. False
Questions 2 of 10
In 2019, How Many Signatures Were Signed to Remove Sexist Words from the Dictionaries?
  • A. 25,000
  • B. 30,000
  • C. 35,000
  • D. 40,000
Questions 3 of 10
Which Year Does the American Heritage Dictionary Uses as a Cut-off Year to Identify Obsolete and Archaic Words?
  • A. 1745
  • B. 1750
  • C. 1755
  • D. 1760
Questions 4 of 10
What Is the Origin of the Word ‘Jargogle’?
  • A. 1940s
  • B. 1950s
  • C. 1960s
  • D. 1970s
Questions 5 of 10
What Is the Meaning of the Word ‘Apricity’?
  • A. The warmness of the sun in Winter
  • B. Blowing Wind
  • C. Anxiety about nature
  • D. None
Questions 6 of 10
The Word ‘Grumpish’ Is from the 1620s.
  • A. True
  • B. False
Questions 7 of 10
When Does the Word ‘Gorgonize’ Come From?
  • A. 15th Century
  • B. 16th Century
  • C. 17th Century
  • D. 18th Century
Questions 8 of 10
Curglaff Is a Scottish Word.
  • A. True
  • B. False
Questions 9 of 10
What Is the Meaning of the Word ‘Houppelande’?
  • A. Outer Garment
  • B. King’s waist belt
  • C. War Times
  • D. None
Questions 10 of 10
Elflock Means Tangled Lock of Hair.
  • A. True
  • B. False