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You Did It, Internet: GIF Declared Word of the Year

GIFs: They’re so hot right now. You know them. You love them. They power reddit and Tumblr. They’re the perfect way to express a wide range of emotions and reactions, or simply a quick and easy way to cut to the chase and display the most important parts of any online video. Today, the Oxford American Dictionaries have proclaimed GIF …

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Oxford Dictionaries Online Add “Ridic,” “Mwahahaha,” and Then Fittingly, “Douche”

The Oxford Dictionaries Online are an arm of the Oxford English Dictionary, with a slight difference. While the OED shows how words and meanings have changed over times, the ODO “focuses on the current language and practical usage.” So it would make sense the ODO would try to keep up with the latest slang (read: bastardization of the English language). …

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