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The Oxford English Dictionary has announced its new words for 2011. Among them: "Mankini", as in "the name of the revealing male bathing costume made famous by Sacha Baron Cohen in his Borat film," and of course "Jegging." This is the 100th anniversary of the dictionary; back in 1911 when it began, one of the new words it contained was "Petticoat." [Mirror]