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Word ‘Preponed’ Addition To Webster Postponed

In Business, India, LOL moment on July 10, 2009 at 1:14 pm

Preponed (the opposite of postponed) is a word used largely by English-speaking Indians. It won’t be among the 100 new words that have made it into the latest edition of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.

Obviously Asia Travel’s advisory on doing business in India hasn’t been updated to include the ‘prepone’ concept: It is inadvisable to expect punctuality in India. Therefore, it is advisable not to schedule too many appointments in one day. Always be prepared for lengthy delays when dealing with the government.”

Staycation, frenemy, flash mob, are among the words that made it.

  1. Well unprejudiced posting this comment to tell that I drop in on your blog daily.

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