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Oxford English Dictionary Adds 'YOLO,' 'Moobs,' 'Splendiferous'



    An Oxford English Dictionary is shown at the headquarters of the Associated Press in New York on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010.

    The latest revision of the Oxford English Dictionary consists of 1,000 updates, including words like yolo, splendiferous and moobs.

    Splendiferous, meaning full of or abounding in splendor, joins YOLO, an acronym for "you only live once," and moobs, unusually prominent breasts on a man, as new entries to the 150-year-old dictionary's collection of 600,000 words.

    The Oxford English Dictionary is updated every three months, and September's revamp marks the centenary of the birth of children's book author Roald Dahl.