YOLO – New words in the Dictionary – Dr Dawn Gould

Dictionaries constantly add new words to their volumes.  Often they are words that have been in the public domain for some time but have now become official.  These below were appointed in September 2016.  Further words will be made known later in 2017

BIFFY – (slang) outdoor toilet

CARD READER – electronic sensor that reads a bar code on a credit card

KINDERTRANSPORT (childrens transport)   organized rescue effort which brought refugee children to Britain during World War 11

LITTLE OLD LADY –   sweet and feeble OR  a dainty elderly woman

OOMPA LOOMPA – characters in Roald Dahl’s book CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

UP CHANGE  – to change to a higher gear in a vehicle

YOLO – You only live once