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Cheeseball — that American staple party snack — has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The dictionary notes it can also refer to mozzarella, croquettes, a foolish person or, as an adjective, anything unoriginal or lacking style. SouthernFairyTale/Flickr hide caption

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English writer and broadcaster Robert Robinson holding the first volume of A Supplement To The Oxford English Dictionary in 1977. Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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