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Here at our Levidrome News section we will publish or link to existing articles or news stories about levidromes. You could almost call it Levidrome Central. If you have any interesting articles or links, feel free to contact us. We will be happy to add the information on our pages.

It will also serve as chronology of the events as it follows Levi's quest in making levidrome an accepted word by the popular dictionaries (Oxford, Merriam-Webster, etc.).


Letting Oxford Dictionaries Know About The Levidrome Challenge

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Letting Oxford Dictionaries Know About the Levidrome Challenge

Mr. Richey from Rogers and Strawberry Vale School had created The Levidrome Challenge earlier in the year. He had previously posted a tweet of his challenge. He later reposted it but this time bringing @Oxfordwords into loop.

An article appears on the "Your School Library" website as well. You can view the full article here. We also have a copy of his bulletin board which can be viewed here.



Levidrome Appears in Oxford Dictionary Blog a Second Time

Posted on April 5th, 2018

Levidrome Appears in Oxford Dictionary Blog a Second Time

The Oxford Dictionary posts an article on their blog titled "You say 'Super Bowl', I Say 'Superb Owl': what is the name for this wordplay?"

In the article Lauren Holden from Yorkshire, England, mentioned "In fact, Oxford Dictionaries' lexicographers are currently tracking use of 'levidrome', a word that was coined by a young Canadian boy last year after realizing there is no name for words that form differently when read forwards and backwards (unlike a palindrome).