Hong Kong’s street-food stalls may be getting thin on the ground thanks to officialdom’s refusal to issue new licences, but recognition has come for the dai pai dong with the term’s incorporation into the Oxford English Dictionary. Photo: Edward Wong

What does this say about Hong Kong? Food words lead new Oxford dictionary entries

More Hong Kong and Singaporean terms added to Oxford English Dictionary, including yum cha, milk tea, wet market, and from Lion City sabo, HDB, ang moh and a new meaning for blur

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Hong Kong’s street-food stalls may be getting thin on the ground thanks to officialdom’s refusal to issue new licences, but recognition has come for the dai pai dong with the term’s incorporation into the Oxford English Dictionary. Photo: Edward Wong
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