Vuvuzela Is Back, Again: This Time, in the Oxford English Dictionary

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Last month, we pointed out that the vuvuzela--the ubiquitous buzzing horn that we assumed would go away after the World Cup ended--lived on in the Inception trailer. Now, the instrument is back, again, in this year's edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. NPR reports:

The latest edition of The New Oxford American Dictionary is out, and it's got more than 2,000 new words and phrases, including "vuvuzela," "microblogging," "staycation" and "turducken" -- a chicken stuffed inside a duck stuffed inside a turkey.

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