THE word ‘arm’ has been deleted from the Oxford English Dictionary to accommodate ‘vape’.Otherwise this would be ‘going for a suck’
The dictionary replaces old words on an annual basis, meaning that they can no longer be written or spoken by anyone.
Editor Susan Traherne said: I dont know if youve got a copy of the OED, but its pretty fucking big already so weve been operating a one-in one-out policy since 2002.
For example when staycation went in nuts went out, which is why theyve been referred to as Dry Roasted Single-Seed Hard Fruits ever since.
I think we can all agree that vape I vape, he has vaped, she enjoys vaping is much more useful than a word for the collection of bone, muscle and soft tissue that connects the hand to the shoulder.
Also added to the dictionary this year are vlogger, bae, spornosexual and normcore, necessitating the removal of fire, look, why and the preposition of.’
Carolyn Ryan of Colchester said: Couldnt they have dumped some word like bedizened or horripilation that only Will Self uses, instead a perfectly useful one?
have you done this, you arsewipes?
And they left arsewipes in?