By Rene Ciria-Cruz
5:56 am | Friday, September 6th, 2013
LONDON—Every year the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) adds new words based on evidence of their popular usage.
Sir Alexie Conn, a spokesperson for OED in London, told Outtakes/INQUIRER.net that new words from the Philippines are seriously being considered for inclusion.
Here are just some of the words that reportedly could end up in the OED, to join such illustrious company as selfie, twerk, boink.
Pdafhile—a lawmaker who lusts after fresh Department of Budget Management disbursements from his/her pork barrel allotment
stypend—a pdafhile’s dirty, secret commission from pork funds approved for a fake project or NGO; syn., kickback, pork diem
porquisites—advantages of political office enjoyed by a sitting pdafhile