First recorded use of new words

First recorded use of new words

VISUAL TIMELINE: A chronological collection of new words added to the dictionary through the decades. Using it to spot and track the changing rends, obsessions and jargon of the times, from the space race and early computers of the Swinging Sixties – and first mentions of slimmer, cellulite and fat farms at the end of the decade – to the internet age and the arrival of cyber surfers, bloggers and YouTubers.

First recorded use of new words