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Six words added to Oxford English Dictionary to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday Anniversary

Topic: Authors oald Dahl, who was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter and fighter pilot, remembered for his witty, beautifully written children’s books, the author having created some of our most beloved fictional characters. He often used incredibly unique words to describe the vivid worlds of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda.
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