Oompa Loompa, Golden Ticket and Human Bean: The Roald Dahl words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Today marks the 100th birthday of author Roald Dahl (Getty)
Dahlesque (Wikimedia)
Oompa Loompa (Getty)
Golden ticket (Getty)
Scrumdiddlyumptious (Getty)
Human bean (Getty)
Witching hour (Getty)

Scroll through the gallery by clicking the arrow on the right to find out which of the words he used have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

As many celebrate the 100th birthday of author Roald Dahl, six of his most famous words have now been added into the Oxford English Dictionary.

Dahl's books have been translated into 59 languages and more than 200 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide. Now 

But which are the weird and wonderful words that have made it into the dictionary, from classic books of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG?

Scroll through the gallery above to find out what's been added