Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Talks About Indian Words Enter Oxford English Dictionary

7 December 2017 (Thursday)

24 November 2017 (Friday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, : Dr Lisa Lim talks about Indian words enter Oxford English Dictionary, in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

“Do you know your annas from the your abbas, your bhindi from your gosht? Indian English words derived from a variety of subcontinent’s languages follow Chinese guanxi and Singaporean kiasu into official lexicon”

Please click on the following link for the complete article:

http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/2121293/indian-words-yoga-poses-menu-items-enter-oxford-english

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