Podcast added to Oxford Dictionary of English

oxford dictionary

Let's end this discussion once and for all, shall we?

"Below are some of the new words to enter our most recently published dictionary of current English: the Oxford Dictionary of English (Revised Second Edition)."


  • noun a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar programme, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player.

podcasting noun.
origin early 21st century: from iPod, a proprietary name for a personal audio player.

Then again, this is from the Brits, who use words like programme. (I kid...I love the Brits, I truly do)

[via MacDailyNews]