Get Langer into the Collins Dictionary!

Ray D’Arcy and co of TodayFM fame held a poll today to decide what word we, the listening public, would like to see in the next edition of the Collins Dictionary. The clear winner of the poll was the word langer! According to the Cork Slang Dictionary, Langer is defined as “A disagreeable person.” but can also be applied to a fool or idiot.
So, go login to the Collins Word Exchange site and submit “langer”!
After doing a quick search, looks like “langer” is already there:

Langer noun

Bernhard. born 1957, German professional golfer: won the US Masters Championship (1985, 1993)

But don’t let that stop you, looks like there’s already a discussion started on the site!
While I’m on the subject, check out the excellent!
Update! Looks like we succeeded somewhat – it’s now in the “living dictionary definitions”:

langer noun Irish (Derog. slang)
1. a fool; an idiot
2. (Slang) penis 3. adjective langers extremely drunk

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