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Viral Claim: Rahul Gandhi tweeted a new word titled Modilie, however Oxford Dictionary denied Rahul Gandhi's claim about addition of "Modilie" word in dictionaries

Facts Check: False/Fake

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There’s a new word in the English Dictionary. Attached is a snapshot of the entry:)

Modilie 😂 OMG this is so cool RaGa. You keep getting better at this.

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Facts Check News: Rahul Gandhi tweeted a word Modilie, claiming it to be from Oxford Dictionary. The tweet from Rahul Gandhi claimed that the meaning of  Modilie is “To constantly modify the truth”.

He gave an example: he is such a modiliar. The tweets posted by Rahul Gandhi on this matter was full of error. The tweet did not have the original Oxford Dictionary logo.

Oxford Dictionaries replied to Rahul Gandhi's tweet stating, We can confirm that the image showing the entry ‘Modilie’ is a fake and does not exist in any of our Oxford Dictionaries.


The tweet by Rahul Gandhi is still available after the clarification by Oxford Dictionaries.

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