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Omnishambles Beats Eurogeddon, Gif And Mobot As Oxford Word Of The Year

Posted at 7:11AM Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

Dictionary compilers choose The Thick Of It coining over other contenders including mummy-porn, green-on-blue and Yolo



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