Mummy porn makes it into dictionary

MUMMY porn –– the term coined by detractors of steamy novels such as Fifty Shades Of Grey –– has now been given a literary seal of approval after making it into the dictionary.

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The phrase has been added to the dictionary after editors decided it was so commonly understood it should no longer be viewed as slang.

 
Also making an appearance is blootered, a Scottish word for drunk, and amazeballs –– a term of approval which was submitted to publisher Collins.

 
Frenemy (a friend and rival) and tiger mother (a demanding parent) were also among the 86 words sent in via the web and accepted for the Collins online dictionary, after the public were invited to suggest words for the first time.

 
They will be considered for the print edition during a stricter review process, along with other contenders such as marra –– a Northern Irish term for mate –– and floordrobe, defined as “a pile of clothes left on the floor of a room”.

 
Criteria include frequency of use and whether a word is likely to remain part of everyday speech in the long-term.

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